Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection Awards 2020

Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection Awards QATSICPP will host the 3rd (third) Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection Awards on Friday 11 December 2020. This year’s Awards will be going virtual, with a condensed lunchtime ceremony streamed live. Event Details Who: All Member and sector services and workers,…

QATSICPP Submission to Amend the Adoption Act 2009 and Child Protection Act 1999

The Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak (QATSICPP) welcomes the opportunity to provide input into the response to Child Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Bill on behalf of the Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Stakeholder Group (Stakeholder Group) and the Secretariat of National Aboriginal and…

QATSICPP Workforce Professional Scholarships 2020-21 – Information Sessions

QATSICPP will be offering scholarships in 2020-2021 for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander child, youth and family workers employed within the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection Services sector undertaking Griffith University’s Graduate Certificate in Human Services – 3272 or the Graduate Certificate in First Peoples Community Practice – 3371. QATSICPP and Griffith University…

CQID Case Study: Safe and supported

Five children and their mum are safe in a new home after being supported by the CQID Family Wellbeing team in Rockhampton. Domestic violence was threatening the safety of mum and children and they turned to CQID for help. Family Wellbeing officer Akayla took on the role of primary supporter to identify the needs and…

CQID: To journey with families is a privilege

Sometimes we need a little awe to reset our sense of reality when it comes to finding inspiration and we need to look no further than working with those who are most vulnerable within our communities who want to change their lives for the betterment of themselves and their children. CQID would like to share…

60 Seconds with Veronica Riley

Veronica recently joined QATSICPP in our Sector Development Team, looking after the Central Queensland region. Where your mob from? Goondiwindi, Bigambul area Name a Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person that has influenced your life or encouraged to be the person you are? I have to say my Nan, she was a proud, strong Aboriginal…

Family Matters Campaign announcements – July 2020

2020 has been a busy and responsive year in the Family Matters campaign space. The Queensland Family Matters leadership group has continued to meet monthly to discuss campaign efforts to promote the safety and needs of our children in the child protection system and what this has meant during COVID-19, with members meeting via Zoom…

QATSICPP Centre of Excellence is established

The Centre of Excellence has been a vision of the Board and leadership of QATSICPP for a number of years. As a group we were successful in getting the Centre of Excellence included in the Changing Tracks Action Plan. So, with support from the Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women we have begun to…

Family Matters QLD Community Resource Guide

The Family Matters Community Resource kits were developed by SNAICC – National Voice for Our Children, in close consultation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders, community-controlled organisations and campaign committees in all Australian jurisdictions. View the full Family Matters Queensland Community Resource Guide here.