Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children in the Queensland Child Protection System 22/23 Data Summary

This infographic has been developed by drawing together relevant publicly available data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare about our children’s involvement with different parts of the child protection system; from investigations through to placement in out-of-home care. The intention of the infographic is to highlight key data insights and trends in the…

QATSICPP Residential Care Forum and Submission

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…

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…

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.…

Active Efforts Guide

Active Efforts Guide QATSICPP is proud to release Active Efforts in Practice – a guide to assist practitioners working with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander children and families across the child and family wellbeing space. Changes to the Child Protection Act will come into effect in May 2023 which include a requirement for the Aboriginal…

Breaking Cycles Reports

Breaking Cycles Reports. Together with DCYJMA and Family Matters QATSICPP has been partnering to support the development of the first Breaking Cycles Action Plan. Breaking Cycles builds on the successes, learnings and foundations set under Changing Tracks: An action plan for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families 2017–2022, the first Our Way implementation…

QATSICPP Response to Strengthening Community Safety Bill 2023

QATSICPP Response to Strengthening Community Safety Bill 2023. Yesterday QATSICPP CEO Garth Morgan appeared before the Queensland Parliament’s Economics and Governance Committee to provide QATSICPP’s views on the recently introduced Strengthening Community Safety Bill. This follows our submission to the committee last Friday, which opposed measures in the Bill that have a high potential to…