PeakCare is pleased to announce office-bearers and members of the PeakCare Board
Neighbourhood Centre Week – the unsung heroes of our communities
Date for the AGM is set – make sure you VOTE!
What was meant by the ‘tossing the coin’ reference? Lindsay Wegener’s opening statement to the Legal Affairs and Safety Committee on new youth justice laws
Leanne Clausen and Parents on a Mission – PeakCare’s inaugural SIC Award winner – needs YOUR help
Children and families need a cohesive and integrated social policy platform
Strong response to PeakCare opinion on new adoption law – what was YOUR response?
VOTE VOTE VOTE! Voting is now well and truly open for the PeakCare Awards 2020
Round Two – Child Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2020 introduced again to Parliament
Always Was, Always Will Be – NAIDOC Week 2020
If COVID comes knocking, will YOU be ready?
Reactions to survey findings about the LNP’s proposal to increase use of adoption with permanency order targets
Queensland Child Protection Week Award – Thank You!
On the question of renaming the Department of Child Safety, the Child Protection Force – report on survey findings released
Overview of survey findings on the LNP’s proposal for overhauling Queensland’s child protection system
Will it or won’t it happen? Amendments to the Child Protection Act and other legislation in Queensland
Walking the COVID and child protection tightrope
How many have done it? 1204 – Have you?
Overhauling the child protection system in the spirit of bipartisanship – call to complete survey
Adoption: facts and figures
On the question of adoption – with whom do you agree?
PeakCare supports the call to #BuildBackBetter for Every Child Beyond COVID-19
Latest COVID-19 update from Child Safety Director General to foster and kinship carers on return to school, support for young people up to 19 years old, and family contact
Latest COVID-19 update from Child Safety Director General to the sector on Queensland’s roadmap to easing restrictions
Physical distancing – Social connections
Out of sight – NOT out of mind
Child Safety Director-General’s COVID-19 update: Queensland Health advice, human rights and COVID-19, daily COVID-19 stakeholder bulletins, COVIDSafe app, moving into recovery
Child Safety Director-General’s COVID-19 update: changes to Term 2 learning, support for children with disability, support for carers
Quashing of George Pell convictions – whatever opinion you may have about the outcome, be kind and look out for those who are distressed by this ruling
Child Safety Director-General’s COVID-19 update: residential care services, managing and renewing contracts, children with disability in care, infection control training
Child Safety framework for decision-making in the context of COVID-19
Essential information for residential care providers PLUS Q&A for NGOs now live
Message for foster and kinship carers from Child Safety Director-General on updated restrictions due to Coronavirus
Mutual obligation arrangements for jobseekers updated due to Coronavirus impacts on the economy – Message from Senator Michaelia Cash
Messages from the Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women to the sector and to all foster and kinship carers
Kicking the Coronavirus with 3 Big C’s – Communication, Collaboration and Compassion
More on talking to children about coronavirus – supporting children’s emotional wellbeing during this pandemic
Websites to reference for addressing organisational and workforce concerns during coronavirus
Messages from the Department of Child Safety sent to all service providers today
Talking with children about Coronavirus (COVID-19)
A case of not throwing the baby out…
Effective communication around Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Australia’s embarrassment – age of criminal responsibility by country
Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Are you prepared?
Kinship carers – invisible no more
2020 State Budget – what we REALLY really want!
12 years on… how are we faring?
The invisible carers
Registrations for the Queensland Kinship Care Forum II close next week
You are invited to attend the Queensland Kinship Care Forum II
State Versus Church (and maybe the Law)
PeakCare’s Board elects its office-bearers for 2020
Reflecting on the past for the future – Members’ Survey Report released
Highlights of 2018-19
THE NEXT STEPS… If home is where the heart is and their hearts are telling them to stay, we should be doing all that we can to let them
The Home Stretch – Next Steps
Peakcare Board for 2020
Congratulations to the recipients of the Inaugural Peakcare Awards and Special Commendations
VOTE – Board Election 2019
Inaugural Peakcare Awards – Our apologies
Ticket sales close midday Wednesday – no more extensions
C’mon Big Guys!
Keep those nominations rolling in
Thank you for your pledges, but we want more!
Are YOU one of the THREE? It’s time to decide
Have we got a deal for you
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner – Not 1, Not 2 But 3 Free Tickets
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner – This Week’s Big Clue
Peakcare supports the call for the establishment of a national commissioner for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people
All for a good cause
Peakcare Member Survey Closing Soon
Make a pledge to support young people and parents to attend PeakCare’s AGM and end-of-year celebrations
HRA is coming – Are YOU Ready?
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner
Public release of The Family Matters Report 2019
Win a free ticket to PeakCare’s AGM and end-of-year celebrations
Peakcare is pleased to announce our inaugural Peakcare Awards
You are invited to PeakCare’s Annual General Meeting and end-of-year celebrations
Are YOU one of the THREE?
It’s the Home Stretch…let’s finish what we started
Oh no! Not another Member Survey…
Truth is the cornerstone for Reconciliation and Healing
Truth, Healing and Reconciliation with a big dollop of JUSTICE – key themes emerging from this week’s eNews
PeakCare believes Every Child counts – a proud campaign partner of the Every Child campaign
We’re going on a ROADTRIP again!
Watch them watching…
“SHOCKED” – Sentiments voiced in the flood of responses to the headline article in last week’s edition of eNews
National Child Protection Conference – On the one hand this, on the one hand that
And the winner is… Hope and Healing!
Voice. Treaty. Truth. NAIDOC Week 2019
A BIG THANK YOU!
Welcome to the BIG WEEK!
When only a chocolate cake will do…
Who is Isaiah Dawe?
Listen up! And make a commitment
Beneath the numbers are the stories of children’s lives
BREAKING NEWS – New Youth Justice Department announced
Are you ready to make the last week of June your BIG WEEK?
Blown away by your contributions to the National Child Protection Conference
BREAKING NEWS – Record new investment in youth justice reforms
MONDAY is coming… why is that important? Find out below!
Government announces YES, BUT Budget – read PeakCare’s thoughts and share your own
Registrations now open for the National Child Protection Conference 2019
The conviction and sentencing of George Pell – the yet to be realised repercussions
BREAKING NEWS for Queensland residential care workers and providers!
A Human Rights Act passed for Queensland
No good parent abandons their child when they turn 18 – no good government should either
Strengthening sentencing laws and honouring the legacy of Queensland’s slain children – what are your thoughts?
PeakCare’s best wishes for North Queensland
Fourth Action Plan of the National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children released – where to from here?
Hitting the ground running in 2019
Release of the Youth Justice Strategy 2019-2023
Breaking news! Celebrating the launch of the Hope & Healing e-learning modules
Family Matters 2018 Report released
Release of the Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council’s long-awaited review of sentencing for offences relating to the death of a child
Last chance to register to SPEAK OUT
“Who will SPEAK OUT for me if you won’t?” If that’s the question, what’s YOUR answer?
A Human Rights Bill for Queensland has been introduced to parliament…this is what it means to SPEAK OUT
Registrations OPEN for PeakCare’s SPEAK OUT Symposium
Advocacy in Action sessions at PeakCare’s SPEAK OUT Symposium
Who will SPEAK OUT for me if you won’t?
Are YOU one of the FIVE?
Lock in the date! 21st November 2018
A milestone event in the history of residential care in Queensland
Queensland Child Protection Week 2018 Special Edition
Queensland Child Protection Week – celebrating Queenslanders who have gone the extra distance
Responses to the Residential Care Workforce Survey DUE TODAY
A Human Rights Act in Queensland – what could it mean for YOU?
Important news for all providers of residential care in Queensland – save the date! 14th September
Wanted: Principal Policy Adviser – is it YOU?
PeakCare Members want to know – what might the introduction of a Human Rights Act in Queensland mean?
Well done Harolds!
Are YOU at risk of being a Harold?
NAIDOC Week 2018 – How will you join in celebrating the vital roles of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women?
PeakCare’s Roundtables Roadtrip – Are YOU ready?
Announcing PeakCare’s Roundtables Roadtrip 2018
State Budget 2018-19 Special Edition
Time to renew your PeakCare Membership, and if you’re not a Member or Supporter, consider this…
EOIs open for being co-opted to PeakCare’s Board – are YOU interested?
The irony of National Sorry Day 2018
As Family Matters’ National Week of Action draws to a close
Special screening of After the Apology – will YOU be there?
The Family Matters’ National Week of Action – how will you be showing your support?
Stay tuned – big news soon for residential care providers!
After the Apology – a decade on from the National Apology, what does being sorry mean?
The pathway to justice is poorly paved, for some…
Pleased or alarmed? Your response to recent comments made by Dr David Gillespie, Federal Assistant Minister for Children and Families
Stirring up discussion and debate
WANTED: An Assistant Director – is it YOU?
Gotta be kidding…
We all need to #snapthatstigma, with CREATE
PeakCare’s Strategic Plan 2018-22
It’s time for a Human Rights Act for Queensland
The 10th Anniversary of the National Apology to the Stolen Generations
Youth justice reforms transitioning 17 year olds into the youth justice system…what’s your opinion?
Does your work benefit from ours? If so, make sure your organisation is a PeakCare Member!
We MUST listen to children and young people! Help them have their voices heard!
Resolve to get involved in 2018!
Self-silencing by not for profits?
PeakCare’s new Board for 2018
The Family Matters 2017 Report has launched
PeakCare’s own poll
Don’t be a monkey – there’s an election on!
PeakCare’s State Election Video Series
What’s on PeakCare’s Election wishlist?
Over 1,000 Voices Survey Report released
Keeping the focus on education for marginalised children and young people
Next up in the Hope and Healing Masterclass Series – Ian Nussey workshops
PeakCare’s Member Survey
Purposeful programming in residential care workshops a hit!
Youth justice reforms and YOU
The Queensland response – Action on Ice presented by Graham Fraine
Introduction to the ‘Just Ice?’ Symposium video series
Congratulations to 2017 Child Protection Week Award recipients
Time is running out to have your say on the Child Protection Reform Amendment Bill
So much to remember!
Have your say on important child protection reforms
THANK YOU for making the ‘Just Ice?’ Symposium a huge success!
New initiatives and tickets issued for the ‘Just Ice?’ Symposium
PeakCare’s Ice Bank is now open for withdrawals!
Video highlights of the What OCFOS, DCPL and child protection court reforms mean for NGOs that work with children, young people, parents, family members and carers workshops now live!
Only six days left…
Are YOU or your ORGANISATION a PeakCare Member or Supporter?
PeakCare Roundtables Road Trip 2017
Response by Ros Bates, Shadow Minister for Communities, Women and Youth to the State Budget 2017-18
Over 1,000 Voices residential care services staff survey closing soon
Launch of Our Way strategy – a national first
National Sorry Day 2017
PeakCare’s Successful Multicultural Inclusion: How do we do it? workshops now available to watch
Commencement of Family Matters’ Week of Action
An important message for all residential care providers in Queensland
Foster and Kinship Carer Week 2017 – Queensland says thank you!
Further investment in Queensland’s child protection system following death of toddler Mason Jet Lee
An important message from Shannon Fentiman MP, Minister for Communities, Women and Youth to all Queensland residential care providers and staff
PeakCare’s Ice Bank stays open for more transactions
Hope and Healing by Design workshops announced throughout Queensland
One thousand voices soon to make history in Queensland: Residential care staff survey launched
True justice requires children to be treated as children
Ice – the word has become chilling for reasons other than simply making you cold!
Successful multicultural inclusion… It doesn’t just happen!
Invasion Day | Australia Day | Survival Day … for goodness sake, CHANGE THE DAY!
Staying on top of the news? Help us help you!
Welcome to 2017
Bumper edition to end 2016!
PeakCare Queensland Annual General Meeting – The Highlights (and there were lots of them!)
PeakCare announces new Board
Who will you be voting for?
The Fourth (and final) Very Special Collectors’ Edition of PeakCare’s eNews
Government response to the first stage of reviews into the death of Mason Lee
The Third Very Special Collectors’ Edition of PeakCare’s eNews
Next chapter for child protection legislation – I’m considering the options
A Very Special Collectors’ Edition of PeakCare’s eNews
We’ve Got More Mail
FAMILY MATTERS’ inaugural report released today
A Very Special Collectors’ Edition of PeakCare’s eNews
Transition to Independence Month (T2I)
Forget the Trump vs Clinton show!
We’ve Got Mail
Charting a better journey for children and young people in care – GET READY!!!
Independent Review of Youth Detention – How you can contribute to this review
Review of Foster Carer approval processes and Working with Children Checks/Blue Cards
Keeping Tiahleigh’s legacy at the centre of our concerns
A big step taken…
Big, fat ticks for youth justice changes (but some question marks remain)
Queensland Child Protection Week Special Edition
Independent review of Queensland youth detention centres
Roundtables Report 2016 – UPDATED
Turning up the heat on youth detention
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day
We’re sorry about this, but … PeakCare is GREEDY!
White Boy Privilege
PeakCare’s Roundtables Roadtrip Report 2016
PeakCare Roundtables Report 2016 has been released!
New wave of child protection court reforms starts today
Good, but not good enough!
Roundtables Reports 2016 is soon to be released – What more will you have to say?
The ‘new’ Redfern Statement
(But what the heck is PLTI?)
National Sorry Day ends, National Reconciliation Week starts
Support the national Family Matters: Children safe in culture, not in care campaign
New Community-run Family Wellbeing Services announced
Yesterday Eight Mile Plains, today Paddington, next week Rockhampton
Roundtable Roadtrip roll call
PeakCares Roundtable Roadtrip rolls on – next stop Caboolture
What you said in 2015 What do you have to say in 2016?
Have you formed YOUR view about the possible introduction of a Human Rights Act?
PeakCares Roundtables Roadtrip 2016
Thank you for your kind words about What Lies Beneath the Words
Royal Commission proposes a nationally consistent therapeutic framework for out-of-home care
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle
Driving change: Intervening early
On the matter of secure care
State and territory leaders unite
Release of PeakCare’s ‘A Human Rights Act for Queensland: Needed or not?’ video
What lies beneath… the words
Right services at the right time and by the right providers
Off and running in 2016
A busy start to 2016
Welcome to 2016
Human Rights Act – needed or not?
Changes to youth justice laws – Back to the future
Launch of new advisory council
Hope and Healing – Release of proposed framework for residential care
Registrations close Monday – Don’t miss out!
Release of Encore Sessions program
Blockbuster event registrations
New Strategic Plan for 2016-2020
Barret Adolescent Centre Inquiry commences
New Principal Commissioner for Family and Child Commission
When will the Commissioners be appointed?
Special edition: Queensland Child Protection Week
Review of Child Protection Act 1999
PeakCare congratulates child protection award winners
Senate Out of Home Care Inquiry Report
Report on Working with Children Checks released
When solutions become the problem
Nexus between early childhood and family support
Stronger Families Reforms. How up-to-date are you?
Time is running out to register
State Budget 2015-16. Whats good, whats bad, whats missing?
How have you been celebrating NAIDOC Week?
Roundtables Report 2015
Rockhampton ? Are you ready?
Welcome to eNews
Important message to Central Queensland
Terrific Townsville, Beautiful Beenleigh
Next Stop Beenleigh
Well be there! Will you?
Residential Care Renewal. Be a part of it!
New project underway!
Important news for residential care providers
Picking up where we left off
Take a bow!
Foster and Kinship Carer Week 2015
Is this our next Inquiry?
While we wait… Let’s talk!
LNP and Labor responses to election issues
State Election 2015