Submission to Legal Affairs and Safety Committee in response to the Criminal Code (Serious Vilification and Hate Crimes) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2023
On 2nd May 2023, PeakCare lodged a submission to the Legal Affairs and Safety Committee in response to the Criminal Code (Serious Vilification and Hate Crimes) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2023, supporting amendments to address the risk of serious vilification and hate crimes for young people and families.
Submission to Economics and Governance Committee in response to Strengthening Community Safety Bill 2023
On 24th February 2023, PeakCare lodged a submission to Queensland Parliament’s Economics and Governance Committee in response to the Strengthening Community Safety Bill 2023, advocating for evidence-based youth justice reform.
Statement on housing crisis for young people transitioning from care for the Queensland Housing Summit
On 19th October 2022, PeakCare released a position statement on housing crisis for young people transitioning from care for the Queensland Housing Summit.
What Works Matters
This project, in conjunction with Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Care Peak (QATSICCP), focuses on successful capacity building within Indigenous organisations and communities and PeakCare members.
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PeakCare Discussion Papers
What Lies Beneath the Words: the Sequel
What Lies Beneath… the Words is a short film produced by PeakCare in 2016. Inspired by the classic suspense thriller, What Lies Beneath starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Harrison Ford, this film delves into the scary things that often lie beneath the words that children and young people encounter, day in and…Read More
What Lies Beneath the Words
What Lies Beneath the Words is our filmed adaptation of a session of the same title delivered by Lindsay Wegener, PeakCares Executive Director at CREATEs Youth for Change Conference and at The Encore Sessions hosted by PeakCare and the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak in late 2015….Read More
Culturally Sensitive Practice in Out of Home Care – A Good Practice Guide to supporting children and young people from culturally and linguistically diverse [CALD] backgrounds in Out of Home Care.
The Guide, authored by Ms Jatinder Kaur of JK Diversity Consultants and co-sponsored by Key Assets – The Children’s Service Provider [Queensland], Life Without Barriers, and PeakCare Queensland, has been developed as a practice guide for anyone working with children and young people from CALD backgrounds and is targeted towards practitioners…Read More