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Release of survey reports: On the LNP’s proposals on arrangements for delivering child protection services

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PeakCare and the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak (QATSICPP) are pleased to release the next four reports on our survey findings about the Liberal National Party’s proposals for overhauling Queensland’s child protection system:

  1. On the proposal for the Child Protection Force to adopt a hierarchy and rank structure similar to the Police
  2. On the proposal for Child Protection Force officers to be on hand 24-hours a day under new shift arrangements
  3. On the proposal that a rapid response team be placed on stand-by for after-hours support
  4. On the proposal that a new team of police investigators will be called in to clear backlogs and overhaul procedures for high-risk cases
Due to the relationship between the subject matter of each report, they are best read and considered in conjunction with each other.

Similar to most of the reports about the survey findings that have already been released, there are significant differences in the opinions held both within and across the 13 stakeholder groups who responded to the survey. This applies in respect of some of the proposals more than others.

You will again notice that many of the respondents were quite forthright in presenting their obviously very strongly held views.

Your response to these survey findings
Let us and others know your response to the survey findings.
  • Are you surprised by the findings or not?
  • If you completed the survey, have your opinions been confirmed or changed by the commentary included in the reports?
  • Are there matters reported on that you need to further consider?
  • Or are there matters reported on that you are hoping our political parties will further consider in the development and refinement of their policy platforms?
Now more ever in the lead up to the State election, YOU both individually and collectively have the opportunity to influence their decisions.

You can enter comments, anonymously if you prefer, about the survey findings here. Your comments will be brought to the attention of the political parties.

Your response to the last series of reports
Have YOU read the comments received in response to the last series of reports that were released on 13th October? Those comments addressed the proposals about:

After reading the comments here, enter you own – anonymously if you prefer.

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