Refocus – An Organisational Profile

REFOCUS was founded in 2010 to specialise in providing services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and communities. Our main focus is our children and ensuring that they and their parents receive needed services to assist in creating resilient, safe and happy environments. Programs: Recognised Entity Child and Family Wellbeing Targeted Youth Disability Community…

Welcome to QATSICPP new members

QATSICPP would like to welcome two (2) new members to the QATSICPP Family of member organisations. Firstly, welcome to Mununjali Housing and Development Company Limited, who provides services to community such as: Mununjali Jymbi Wellbeing Program: for families who difficulties from time to time and ongoing healing and support for individuals and their whole families;…

The start of something big

The Community of Practice was developed as part as QATSICPP’s commitment to support the implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Family Wellbeing Services across Queensland. The Community of Practice is a virtual team whose focus is on the embedment of the Practice Standards in a local context as well as a sector wide…

Where to next with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Family Led Decision Making in Queensland

The Queensland Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services (DCCSDS) funded a trial of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Family Led Decision Making (ATSIFLDM) from April 2016 to August 2017. Final report details are soon to be released from implementation partner, SNAICC – National Voice for Our Children, and independent evaluation partners Winangali Pty…

The Murri School – A healing initiative

The Aboriginal and Islander Independent Community School (the Murri School) The Murri School is a coeducational non-government school established in 1986. The school is Indigenous-owned and Indigenous-controlled. The Murri School was originally a primary school but it now educates children from prep to grade 12. With a proven track record in assisting students to attend…

CPP Strategic Plan 2017-2020

This Strategic Plan has been prepared for the planning triennium of 2017-2020, to guide and inform strategic and operational level action for the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak (QATSICPP). CPP Strategic Plan 2017-2020

Reconnection: Relationships with family, community and culture

The Department of Child Safety, Far North Queensland (FNQ) has commenced a project to reconnect Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander children and young people in out-of-home care with their maternal and paternal families, communities of origin and cultures. ‘Reconnection: Relationships with Family, Community & Culture’ commenced in late 2016 and focuses on the cohort of…