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Latest update from Child Safety Director-General on revised Coronavirus restrictions

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Your attention is drawn to the latest Director-General’s COVID-19 UPDATE released on 30 April 2020. This edition of the UPDATE includes information about:

Queensland Health advice

This advice concerns:

Human rights and COVID-19

Information is presented about:

Please note that there are, unfortunately, no more places available for people to attend the HUMAN RIGHTS in the child protection context – Are YOU up-to-date? videoconference session being hosted by PeakCare in association with the Queensland Human Rights Commission on Wednesdsay, 6th May. PeakCare will look for opportunities to host additional sessions as soon as possible.

Daily COVID-19 stakeholder bulletins

Advice is provided about how you can access daily (Monday to Friday) COVID-19 stakeholder bulletins from the Queensland Government’s COVID-19 website. These bulletins overview key developments over the past 24 hours, current Public Health advice and updated information on government services and financial and community assistance.

COVIDSafe app

Advice is provided about how you can find out more about the COVIDSafe app recently introduced by the Australian Government to assist in reducing the spread of coronavirus through early notification of possible exposure, by clicking here. The app can be downloaded via the Apple App Store or Google Play.

Moving into recovery

This section of the UPDATE contains some of the Director-General’s thoughts about what the gradual movement into recovery might mean to re-setting our priorities and the ways in which we communicate and deliver our services in the future.

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