The Department of Child Safety, Youth and Woman have a website now dedicated to updating the Child Protection sector on the COVID-19 virus, the link to this is:-Read more...

Magistrate courts across QLD are open and hearing cases. Arrangements are in place to respond to COVID-19. Content from the guidelines for the BRISBANE MAGISTRATES COURT below detail processes they are putting in place.Read more...

Please find below the link to the arrangements of the Qld Civil and Administrative Tribunal for the week commencing 23rd March 2020Read more...

The information, comments and recommendations contained in this submission comes from the Management Committee of QFKC, QFKC Foster and Kinship Care staff and volunteer Foster Carer Advocacy and Support Team herein referred to as FAST Representatives, all of whom provide both fostering and practice based experience totalling more than 475 years combined.Read more...

It is with pleasure to share amendments to the High Support Needs Allowance (296) and the Complex Support Needs Allowance (612) policies and procedures that extends the review period for the allowance from 6 months to 12 months.Read more...

Foster and kinship carers looking after some of the Queensland’s most vulnerable children will have their allowance extended for children who turn 18 while still at school.Read more...

The Fourth Action Plan of the National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children (2009-2020) has been launched by the Government today following endorsement by state and territory Community Services Ministers across Australia.Read more...

The Australian Government’s new Child Care Subsidy commences on 2 July 2018. The Child Care Subsidy replaces the existing Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate.  As part of the changes an Additional Child Care Subsidy has also been introduced to support vulnerable families.Read more...

In 2017, Housing and Public Works announced an initiative with Department of Child Safety, that would be rolled out across Queensland for Foster and Kinship Carers, that would see carers who owned their own home have smoke alarms installed in their home that met the newly introduced smoke alarm legislation that was introduced in January 2017.Read more...

The Stronger Families website (www.qld.gov.au/strongerfamilies) has now gone live. The website was created by our Corporate Communication and Engagement team and will provide a central point for news and information relating to the Stronger Families Reform Program.Read more...

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