Our Opinion

Release of report on survey findings: On the question of re-naming the Child Safety Department, the “Child Protection Force”

The report on our survey findings, On the question of re-naming the Child Safety Department, the Child Protection Force, is…

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Release of ‘Overview of Survey Findings: LNP’s proposals for overhauling Queensland’s child protection system’

PeakCare and the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak (QATSIPP) are pleased to release our Overview of…

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Walking the COVID-19 and child protection tightrope

Australian governments having been walking a tightrope balancing their investment in strategies aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19 with…

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Findings of the inquest into the death of Mason Jet Lee – on the question of adoption

In the wake of debate created by a recommendation to “routinely and genuinely” consider adoption as a suitable permanency option…

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Out of sight – not out of mind

A few weeks ago, Nathan Morris, an ABC journalist, was prompted by the death of a child who had been…

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Quashing of the George Pell convictions

The fact that it took the over-turning of Cardinal George Pell’s conviction to bounce COVID-19 from the lead story in…

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Youth justice action plan – a case of not throwing the baby out with bathwater

Last week, the State Government released a new 5-point youth crime action plan consisting of: ‘Tougher action on bail’ to…

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Youth justice – the eyes of the world are watching

As reported on in our 21st February edition of eNews, with repeated calls by the United Nations Committee on the Rights of…

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State Budget 2020 – What we really really want!

The State Budget is due to be released on 28th April, around two months earlier than usual, and undoubtedly the Queensland…

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