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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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Open letter on youth justice published in the Courier Mail on Saturday, 28 January 2023

PeakCare Members, Supporters and media contacts may already be aware of the full-page open letter to the Queensland Parliament published…

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It’s your choice – this way or that?

The outrage and concerns for community safety expressed by many Queenslanders following recent tragic events involving young people committing unlawful…

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Child sexual exploitation and abuse – supporting SAFE and therapeutic conversations with young people

Across the sector we recognise that real solutions to complex social issues require a collective and collaborative response. We also…

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