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Royal Commission’s disability issues paper released

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability has released an issues paper barriers to education and learning faced by those with disabilities. Research suggests that children with disability experience higher rates of suspension and expulsion from schools and that children with disability may be excluded from school activities, such as excursions and sports carnivals. Responses to the paper can be provided either by email to DRCEnquiries@royalcommission.gov.au or by mail to GPO Box 1422, Brisbane QLD 4001.

Care experienced Youth Advisory Group to be appointed in Queensland

Youth Advisory Group to be appointed as key outcome of Queensland’s Residential Care Review, updated HSQF soon applicable, PeakCare’s new…

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DCSSDS Motor Vehicle Safety Guidelines – FAQs and Clarifications

In late 2023, the Department of Child Safety, Seniors and Disability Services released the Motor Vehicle Safety – Guidelines for Child…

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Universities Accord Final Report released, legislative changes, and foster carer engagement

The Universities Accord Final Report has been released, containing recommendations to reform Australia’s higher education system. It’s also Queensland Women’s…

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Care experienced Youth Advisory Group to be appointed in Queensland

Youth Advisory Group to be appointed as key outcome of Queensland’s Residential Care Review, updated HSQF soon applicable, PeakCare’s new…

Read More

DCSSDS Motor Vehicle Safety Guidelines – FAQs and Clarifications

In late 2023, the Department of Child Safety, Seniors and Disability Services released the Motor Vehicle Safety – Guidelines for Child…

Read More

Universities Accord Final Report released, legislative changes, and foster carer engagement

The Universities Accord Final Report has been released, containing recommendations to reform Australia’s higher education system. It’s also Queensland Women’s…

Read More