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Young people with disability must be included in federal Budget

Nearly half of young people with disability (15-24 years) are being forced to live on inadequate income support payments as their main source of income. Children and Young People with Disability (CYDA) is calling on the Australian government to urgently address the poverty and disadvantage young people with disability face. CYDA figures show that he number of young people with disability on Jobseeker/Newstart has increased by 372.8 per cent in the decade from 2009. Recommendations to the federal government to develop and implement a targeted National Youth Disability Employment Strategy are among 10 key recommendations outlined in CYDA’s Pre-Budget Submission to drive inclusion and equity for children and young people with disability. Read more.

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