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Congratulations to 2022 QCPW Awards winners!

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PeakCare warmly congratulates the recipients of the 2022 Queensland Child Protection Week Awards along with the many very worthy candidates nominated for an award within the following categories:

Professional Government Award
For outstanding contribution to promoting child protection issues in their capacity as a Professional working in the child protection (or related) field
Award recipient: Caroline Collins

Professional Non-Government Award
For outstanding contribution to child protection at a practice, policy or service development level within the public service
Award recipient:  Elizabeth Harris

Media & Communications Award
For development of an innovative approach, research or resource to promote child protection
Award recipient:  DNX Media

Our Children Our Future Award
For outstanding contribution to honouring connection to family, community, culture and country through the development of policy, programs or practice that promote self-determination for First Nations families, children and young people
Award recipient:  Family Participation Program – Logan

Thriving Communities Initiative Award
For a community operated program, initiative, event or campaign that focuses on enhancing child protection in our communities
Award recipient:  Stymie

Regional Program Award
For a program that operates within part of, or across, a region to address some aspect of child protection.
Award recipient:  NELP (Navigating Early Learning Pathways)

Volunteers Award
For invaluable contributions to child protection made by volunteers working in government or non-government agencies.
Award recipient:  Karen and Darren Germon, Hope in a Suitcase Australia

Child Safe Organisation Award
Demonstrated commitment to the ongoing journey of creating a child-focused culture that keeps children safe and well (in line with the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations)
Award recipient:  G8 Education

Youth Participation Award
Involvement of young people in the planning of a local activity to promote child protection
Award recipient:  Solid Voices of Tomorrow Project – Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak (QATSICPP)

Education Initiative Award
For development of an innovative approach, research or resource to promote child protection.
Award recipient:  The Yili Program

Transition to Success Award
Outstanding contribution made by local community groups or local business involved with the T2S program to get the best outcomes for young people 15 and over who are involved in the youth justice system or are assessed as being at risk of entering it.
Award recipient:  Three Big Rivers

Click here to view the Awards Ceremony and to find out more about each of the Award recipients.

Click here to view the photo gallery.

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