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Working for a better future and outcomes for our children

QATSICPP Members' Conference 2019

QATSICPP will host its third Members’ Conference at Rydges Hotel South Bank in South Brisbane.

Day 1: Wednesday 26 June 2019

Advocacy Master Class facilitated by Professor Cindy Blackstock - Executive Director, First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada

Professor Cindy Blackstock is a member of the Gitksan First Nation, and has 25 years of social work experience in child protection and Indigenous children’s rights. Her promotion of culturally based and evidence informed solutions has been recognised by the Nobel Women’s Initiative, the Aboriginal Achievement Foundation, Frontline Defenders and many others.

An author of over 50 publications and a widely sought after public speaker, Cindy has collaborated with other Indigenous leaders to assist the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child in the development and adoption of a General Comment on the Rights of Indigenous children.

Professor Blackstock will facilitate (in partnership with QATSICPP and PeakCare) a workshop designed to strengthen the voice of the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection Sector and further encourage representation and strong advocacy under the changing legislative and policy reform.

Registration inclusions:

  • Day delegate package, inclusive of morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea. Please ensure that any special dietary requirements are noted on the registration form.
  • Pens, note paper and mints provided daily.
  • Packages options are available to delegates wishing to attend two (2) or more events. To register, please click here:

QATSICPP MEMBERS REGISTRATION

Non QATSICPP Members Registration

Day 2 & 3: Thursday 27 June & Friday 28 June 2019

QATSICPP Members' Conference

The Members’ Conference 2019 will highlight the skill and expertise of the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection Sector and its workforce.
Important information, knowledge and best practice will be showcased by Member Organisation presentations.
An integral part of the Conference is honouring QATSICPP’s Strategic Priorities:

  • Sector and Practice Excellence
  • Partnerships and Accountability
  • Voice and Representation
  • Cultural Leadership

Registration inclusions:

  • Day delegate package, inclusive of morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea. Please ensure that any special dietary requirements are noted on the registration form.
  • Delegate tote bag, including a practice diary and other goodies.
  • Pens, note paper and mints provided daily.

Packages options are available to delegates wishing to attend two (2) or more events. To register, please click here:

QATSICPP MEMBERS REGISTRATION

NON QATSICPP MEMBERS REGISTRATION

* The conference program will be provided to delegates via email closer to the conference commencement date.

Friday 28 June 2019 7:00pm: QATSICPP 10 Year Anniversary Dinner

2019 marks 10 years since the establishment of the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak ("QATSICPP").

To celebrate the successes and achievements of QATSICPP and the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection Sector over the past 10 years, a special dinner will be held on the evening of 28 June 2019 at Rydges Hotel South Bank, South Brisbane. The celebrations will acknowledge key people who were integral in establishing QATSICPP and building strong foundations for the Sector to where we are today.

Dinner ticket includes:

  • A three (3) course plated formal meal - Entree, Main, Dessert
  • Entertainment and
  • Live DJ

To purchase tickets for the QATSICPP 10 Year Anniversary Dinner, please click the following link:

BUY TICKETS HERE

Intended delegates for all events include the following:

  • QATSICPP Members’ staff (inclusive of management, and frontline workers);
  • Key Stakeholders working within the Child Protection Sector in Queensland; and
  • Key Stakeholders working within the Child Protection Sector in other jurisdictions.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
For enquiries about registration, please contact 07 31024119 (option 1) or email either:

Paula May (Office Manager) via email administration@qatsicpp.com.au

Lenny Dahlen (Member Engagement & Participation Coordinator) via email lennydahlen@qatsicpp.com.au

Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 June 2019 - NATIONAL CHILD PROTECTION CONFERENCE

Co-hosted by the Child and Family Welfare Association of Australia (CAFWAA) and PeakCare Queensland

QATSICPP is working in collaboration to assist and support CAFWAA and PeakCare Queensland to organise the National Child Protection Conference. This conference will gather together policy-makers, researchers, service administrators and practitioners from government and non-government mainstream and community-controlled organisations from across the country to explore what’s hot in the world of child protection. This important conference will provide opportunities to showcase innovation as well as to explore and debate contentious issues currently confronting all Australian States and Territories.

For further information and registration details, please visit the PeakCare website by clicking the following link: 

Register Here

Accommodation 

The following hotels have provided discount rates for attendees to the QATSICPP Members' Conference and 10 Year Anniversary Dinner.

Riverside Hotel - 20 Montague Road, South Brisbane, QLD 4101

The code below, when applied on the hotel's direct booking website, will apply a discount of $10.00 per day on the online rates. To book, simply: 

  • Go to www.riversidehotel.com.au
  • Click on “Book Now” 
  • Select from the 24th of June 2019 to the 28th June 2019 and click on “Promo Code”
  • Type CPP on the code
  • The discount will be automatically applied.

Should you have any questions, please contact the Riverside Hotel on (07) 3846 0577 and select option 2 for Reservations.

Rydges South Bank - 9 Glenelg Street, South Brisbane, QLD 4101

Tuesday 25 June - Friday 28 June (inclusive)

Standard Queen Rooms: $199.00 room only

Standard Twin Rooms: $199.00 room only

Superior Queen Rooms: $219.00 room only

To book, please contact Rydges South Bank Reservations team on (07) 3364 0800, and let them know you are attending the QATSICPP Members' Conference or 10 Year Anniversary Dinner. 

 

  • Child Protection Environment

    53.7%

    of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children were placed with a kinship or Indigenous carer.
  • Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak

    69,200

    There are 69,200 Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander children / young people in Queensland.