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12 June 2024
Extended Post Care Support
In June 2022, the Queensland Government announced a funding commitment for young adults leaving care to ensure they...
7 November 2023
2024 Carer Allowance
Please find below the new Carer Allowance Rates
7 November 2023
Swimstart Program
A new SwimStart program for 0-4 year old children is now open for registration. SwimStart provides vouchers for up to...
8 February 2023
Amendments to the Child Protection Act 1999
Amendments have been passed to the Child Protection Act 1999 that will reinforce children’s rights; strengthen...
4 May 2021
Respecting and Protecting Human Rights
As a foster or kinship carer, your actions and decisions can impact the human rights of the child you care for. There...
27 April 2021
National Redress Scheme
The National Redress Scheme (the Scheme) helps people who experienced institutional child sexual abuse gain access to...
10 July 2020
Smoke alarm installation project
If you are an approved foster or kinship carer providing full-time or respite care, and you own your own dwelling,...
7 July 2020
Returning to Foster Caring
Are you a former foster carer considering returning to caring? If you’re a former foster carer considering returning,...
11 June 2020
QFKC Legal Service
Queensland Foster and Kinship Care and Hub Community Legal are partnering to deliver a number of specific legal...
20 February 2019
Extension to Carer Allowance
Palaszczuk Government extends foster carer allowance Foster and kinship carers looking after some of the Queensland’s...
27 June 2018
New Australian Government Child Care Subsidy
Information for foster and kinship carers and foster and kinship care agencies New Child Care Subsidy for Australian...
14 December 2016
About the Right to Information
The Right to Information is the Queensland Government's approach to giving the community greater access to...