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In the Vault: Prevalence of ICE in families where a child was admitted to ongoing intervention

The latest deposit to PeakCare’s Ice Bank is updated information in the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services study about the prevalence of methamphetamine use amongst parents whose children were made subject to a child protection order or intervention with parental agreement. In the twelve months to December 2016, 75 percent of these children had a parent with a current or previous drug and/or alcohol problem. Read more here, and stay tuned for next week when Ice Bank will be officially open for withdrawals!

 

Cityscape highlights by 54 Reasons (Save the Children) in support of 20 years of Anti-Poverty Week

Thank you to 54 Reasons (Save the Children) who, with the support of the Brisbane City Council have made sure…

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Anti-Poverty Week 2022 “Is Australia the lucky country for all?” panel discussion photo gallery

Anti-Poverty Week 2022 “Is Australia the lucky country for all?” panel discussion photo gallery Panel members Cath Bartolo AM, Sharon…

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The face of winter 2022 – don’t hate, vaccinate!

It increasingly seems that few of us are being spared from wearing the face of Winter 2022. Bouts of COVID…

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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…

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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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