QATSICPP Practice Standards Workshop – Mount Isa

QATSICPP Practice Standards Workshop – Mount Isa QATSICPP continues to support our members by delivering the QATSICPP Practice Standards workshops.   On Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 June 2022, Program Officer Arnold Simpson attended Kalkadoon Country in Mount Isa to facilitate a QATSICPP Practice Standards workshop with 17 staff members from community-controlled member organisations AIDRWA and…

Solid Voices of Tomorrow – Cairns Trip

Solid Voices of Tomorrow – Cairns Trip Last week, Lucas Moore made a trip to Cairns to yarn with some amazing First Nations young adults. A road trip to Mareeba to spend time with Simeon on Muluridji Country. Simeon participated in the Solid Voices project, co-lead by fellow QATSICPP legend, Sheree Hilt. Lucas was lucky…

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children in the Queensland Child Protection System 19/20 Data Summary

This week QATSICPP releases Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children in the Queensland Child Protection System 19/20 Data Summary. This document has been developed by drawing together relevant publicly available data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare and the Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs about our children’s involvement with different…

Solid Voices of Tomorrow Knowledge Circle

Solid Voices of Tomorrow Knowledge Circle On Thursday 28 April QATSICPP was delighted to host a Knowledge Circle as part of our Solid Voices of Tomorrow project bringing together young people and Members. The purpose of the Solid Voices of Tomorrow project is to identify how young people’s stories can be best heard and acted…

New Ways for Our Families: QATSICPP’s first collaborative research report is now available

New Ways for Our Families: QATSICPP’s first collaborative research report is now available Over the past year the QATSICPP Team been working with community researchers across 8 (eight) sites conducting community research on the impacts of domestic and family violence on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people. On 7 April 2022 ANROWS…

New ARC resources – out now!

In 2021 QATSICPP worked with service providers and the Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs (DCYJMA) on the Working Together to Strengthen the ARC project.  The project was focused on enhancing data systems and processes around the Advice, Referrals and Case Management (ARC) system to improve data quality for the work of Family…

Blue Card Submission

On 1 September 2021, Katter’s Australia Party MP Mr Robbie Katter, introduced the Working with Children (Indigenous Communities) Amendment Bill 2021 (the Bill) and referred it to the Legal Affairs and Safety Committee (the committee) for detailed consideration. The objectives of the Bill are to provide a new Blue Card framework that aims to empower…

Raise the Age Submission

On 15 September 2021, Queensland Greens MP Michael Berkman introduced the Criminal Law (Raising the Age of Responsibility) Amendment Bill 2021 (Bill) into the Queensland Parliament. The Queensland Community Support and Services Committee is now conducting an Inquiry into the proposed bill. The objective of the Bill is to ensure children under 14 years of…

QATSICPP Workforce Professional Scholarships 2021-2022 – Applications Closed

QATSICPP will be offering scholarships in 2021-2022 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…