CPP Annual Report 2017

We are very pleased to introduce this year’s Annual Report for Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak (QATSICPP). This report provides an introduction to how we promote and advocate for the rights, safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander children, young people and their families. We would like to acknowledge…

QATSICPP Annual Report 2015-2016

We would like to introduce this years Annual Report for Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak (QATSICPP). This report provides an introduction to how we promote and advocate for the rights, safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander children, youth people and their families. QATSICPP Annual Report 2015-2016

QATSICPP Practice Standards

The practice standards honour the enduring cultures and traditions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, drawing on knowledge systems of growing up children and their connections to family, community, country and culture. These connections are central to children’s safety and well being, and the promotion of their development, self esteem, identity and sense of…

SNAICC Submission to QLD CP Legislation review

The Queensland Government has recognised that the representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care will escalate to over 50 per cent in the next 5 years if urgent action is not progressed.3 Progressing an agenda to address overrepresentation should be a leading priority in the reform of the Act, reflecting the…

QATSICPP Submission #1 Legislative Reform Discussion Paper

The Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak (QATSICPP) welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the development of a new legislative framework to support families and protect children in Queensland. As the peak body representing the interests of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and their families, we are acutely aware that legislative…

QATSICPP CPA Submission #2 – January 2017

The Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak (QATSICPP) appreciates the opportunity to provide the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services with a submission in response to The next chapter in child protection legislation for Queensland: Options Paper. An innovative and flexible Child Protection Act is required in Queensland to ensure…