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Jan 17

Queensland Government announces a new multicultural policy

In December 2016, the Honourable Grace Grace MP, Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations, Minister for Racing and Minister for...
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Jan 17

Queensland Family and Child Commission extends an invitation to attend a Review of the Blue Card and Foster Care Systems forum

The Queensland Family and Child Commission (QFCC) invites organisations that have an interest in engaging in the Blue Card and...
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Jan 17

Queensland Productivity Commission to hold inquiry into service delivery in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

The Queensland Productivity Commission (QPC) is holding an inquiry into service delivery in Queensland’s remote and discrete Aboriginal and Torres...
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Jan 17

PeakCare and QCOSS to jointly host ‘Successful multicultural inclusion – How do we do it?’ workshop on 15 February 2017

PeakCare’s first workshop for 2017 will be held on Wednesday, 15 February 2017. The workshop - Successful multicultural inclusion –...
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Dec 16

PeakCare releases ‘How to respond to the sexual behaviours of young children Professor Anne Douglass’ Masterclass’ video

Earlier this year, the Creche and Kindergarten Association (C&K) in association with PeakCare hosted a Masterclass with Professor Anne Douglass,...
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Dec 16

PeakCare releases ‘Reflections on Charting a Better Journey for Children and Young People in Care workshop’ video

On 24th October 2016, over 100 representatives of non-government providers of foster, kinship care and residential care services from across...
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Dec 16

Implementation of the Hope and Healing Framework – Secondment of Ms Pamela Spall to position of Project Manager

Those who were present at PeakCare’s recent Annual General Meeting or have read the transcript of the speech delivered by...
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Dec 16

Closing date for submissions in response to ‘The next chapter in child protection legislation for Queensland’ extended until 16 January 2017

The closing date for submissions in response to the options paper, The next chapter in child protection legislation for Queensland,...
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Dec 16

Minister Fentiman delivers enthralling speech at PeakCare’s AGM

If you were unable to attend PeakCares AGM on Wednesday, 7th December 2016, make sure you read the enthralling speech...
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Dec 16

PeakCare’s Board for 2017

Following PeakCare's Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, 7th December 2016, PeakCare is pleased to announce the election of Ms Cara...
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Nov 16

Your candidates for PeakCare’s Board for 2017

In accordance with requirements stated in PeakCare's Constitution, here are details of all candidates standing for election to PeakCare's Board....
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Aug 16

Issues paper released about changes to civil litigation involving child sexual abuse

Following on from a paper by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse about how best to...
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Aug 16

New Family and Child Connect services (FaCC), Intensive Family Support services (IFS) and specialist Domestic and Family Violence services

The Queensland Government Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services (the department) wishes to advise of the release of...
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May 16

ANOTHER PEAKCARE COMPETITION. BE IN IT TO WIN IT!

PeakCare is running yet another competition. All you need to do is submit correct answers to five simple questions listed...
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Apr 16

AIHW releases analysis of 2014 2015 child protection data

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) released Child Protection Australia 2014-15 last week. Across Australia, the report showed...
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Apr 16

PeakCares Roundtables Roadtrip 2016

PeakCare Members and Supporters are invited to attend one of a series of roundtable meetings soon to be held in...
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Mar 16

The views of children and young people in out-of-home care: overview of indicator results from a pilot national survey 2015

In March 2016, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) released an overview of the results from the pilot...
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Mar 16

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle competition

PeakCare is pleased to announce that the winners of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle Competition are:...
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Mar 16

Queensland Child Protection Week Grants and Awards

To participate in Queensland Child Protection Week, the following Grants and Award nomination options are available: Regional Grants Regional Grants...
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Mar 16

Close the Gap Day

10 years ago, Cathy Freeman OAM and Ian Thorpe OAM launched the Close the Gap campaign to highlight the disadvantages...
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Mar 16

Child Placement Principle Competition

As seen in this week's PeakCare eNews, the first, second and third persons to submit correct answers to the five...
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Mar 16

On the matter of secure care

The possibility of Queensland children being placed in secure care is again emerging as a hot topic of discussion across...
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Feb 16

Service models for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children blasted at Child Protection Symposium

Last week, Childrens Health Queensland hosted their inaugural Child Protection Symposium and is to be congratulated for not baulking at...
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Feb 16

Research into young people with intellectual disabilities and the police in Queensland

A team of researchers from the School of Justice and the School of Public Health and Social Work at Queensland...
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Feb 16

Have your say in the Your Workforce Your Future survey

The Health and Community Services Workforce Council has partnered with the Queensland Family and Child Commission to develop a baseline...
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Feb 16

Your invitation to a Royal Commission multicultural forum

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse will host a multicultural forum for people from culturally and...
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Feb 16

Support the FIN Parent Cafe

On the 17th February 2016, SEQ FIN will be holding a Parent Caf to provide an opportunity for parents to...
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Feb 16

PeakCare Research group kicks off for 2016

PeakCare members were treated to four terrific presentations at the first meeting of the Research Group for 2016. The group...
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Jan 16

Queensland Child Protection Parent Perception Study

Your assistance is requested to distribute information about the Queensland Child Protection Parent Perspectives Study. The study is being independently...
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Jan 16

Batiba Guwiyal

Batiba Guwiyal are traditional words meaning to 'Extinguish the Flame', from the Dunghutti people of the Macleay Valley area of...
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Jan 16

Third Action Plan (2015-18) released

In late 2015, the Third Action Plan (2015-18) under the National Framework for Protecting Australias Children 2009-2020 was launched by Commonwealth...
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Jan 16

CREATE needs you!

CREATE Foundation is excited to let you all know that they are coming to the South West region and bringing...
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