QATSICPP Residential Care Forum and Submission

On September 25th over 40 representatives from QATSICPP member organisations and other community controlled providers across the state came together in Meanjin Brisbane for the QATSICPP Residential Care Forum. The purpose of the forum was to boldly reimagine how we could support our families experiencing vulnerability with the aim of driving down the numbers of…

Blueprint – Reclaiming Our Storyline – Transforming systems and practice by making decisions in our way

QATSICPP and the department of child safety have partnered to develop a 10 year blueprint for implementing delegated authority in Queensland. Reclaiming our storyline outlines the process and actions to be taken over time to progress this new way of working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families. This blueprint also signals the…

Delegated Authority Action Research Report

Implementing Delegated Authority – Capturing our Story Final Action Research Report was released by QATSICPP in October 2021. This action research project aimed to engage in reflection and gain a deeper understanding of what works within the implementation of Delegated Authority in Queensland. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Early adopter organisations alongside Departmental staff contributed…

Congratulations to July 2023 QATSICPP Scholarship Graduates!

On 29 July 2023 QATSICPP was honoured to witness the graduation of four (4) inspiring sector staff, achieving their Graduate Certificates from Griffith University. Please join us in congratulating: Karla Raymond, a descendant of the Bindaburra people of the Yidinji Nation. Karla formerly worked at Wuchopperen Health Services and is now staff at IFYS Cairns.…

QATSICPP Statement – Recent legislation introduced to Queensland Parliament re: detaining children in adult watch houses and correctional facilities

QATSICPP Statement Friday 25 August 2023 Recent legislation introduced to Queensland Parliament re: detaining children in adult watch houses and correctional facilities Yesterday the Queensland Government passed legislative amendments overriding Queensland’s Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld) (the Act) which allows police watch houses and adult prisons to be used as youth detention centres. This is…

Tamara’s Learning Journey

Tamara Creamer is Senior Practitioner, working in the Practice and Workforce Development Team at QATSICPP. Tamara graduated from the Graduate Certificate in First People’s Community Practice on 29 July 2023. We asked Tamara about her learning journey through the QATSICPP Scholarship program. How did you find the Graduate Certificate program? I initially knew about it…

Expression of Interest – 2023-2024 QATSICPP Scholarship Program

Applications closed. Post graduate studies. Great course options. Watch the video below to find out more information about our Scholarship Program. QATSICPP Scholarships 2023-2024 An informative PowerPoint presentation about QATSICPP’s Scholarships program by Olivia Tokalaulevu, Project Officer. Download Guidelines We strongly encourage you to discuss this opportunity with your Line Supervisor/Manager (where required), and use…

Group photo of QATSICPP and member organisations at Community of Practice workshop

QATSICPP Community of Practice 12-13 July 2023

QATSICPP Community of Practice 12-13 July Strengthening responses to newborns On beautiful Yuggera and Turrbal Country, QATSICPP was honoured to host the Strengthening the Response to Newborns Community of Practice, held 12 & 13 July 2023. 75 registered delegates representing 15 community-controlled organisations across the state were generous with their time and presence by engaging…

Release of our 2022 Members’ Conference and Awards report

Release of our 2022 Members’ Conference and Awards report QATSICPP is pleased to release our wrap up report for the 2022 QATSICPP Members’ Conference and Awards, held in Brisbane on 1 and 2 December. Revisit the knowledge shared by inspiring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders, and deadly practice examples shared by QATSICPP Member organisations.…