QATSICPP Student Hub

The Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection Sector Workforce Strategy 2018-2023 identified that partnering with universities and relevant training organisations to embrace student placements in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection services is a way to create new, innovative entry pathways to the sector. QATSICPP are proposing to…

The Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection Practice Standards – Griffith University

QATSICPP and Griffith University are excited to announce the commencement of the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection Practice Standards through Griffith University. Approximately seventeen staff from across QATSICPP’s member organisations have enrolled and will now commence their journey of study over the next 12 weeks (first block commencing on the…

Positive Outcomes for Families – CQID

CQID Family Wellbeing Service had some positive outcomes for families associated with their service thanks to the quality of work implemented within the team. Two families have recently had children returned to their care thanks to the in home, consistent support offered by workers Darlene Roberts and Emma Lennox. Darlene supported her client through persevering…

Family Participation Program

From November 2018, the new Family Participation Program (FPP) will commence throughout Queensland replacing the Recognised Entity program. The FPP will support the primary principle that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have the right to self-determination and the right to quality services based on the implementation of the five (5) elements of the Aboriginal…

Child Protection Reform Amendment Act changes and resources for the NGO sector

The Queensland Government recently released its final implementation stage of the new Child Protection Reform Amendment Act 2017. This means all legislative reforms are effective as of 29 October 2018. Final stage amendments and/or reforms include: Stage 3 Amendments – October 2018 The safe care and connection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children with family, community…