QATSICPP Statement – Queensland Government Community Safety Plan

QATSICPP Statement 2 May 2024 Queensland Government Community Safety Plan QATSICPP welcomes the Community Safety Plan launched by the Queensland Government this week. We support efforts focused on creating safer communities, reducing youth offending and delivering justice and services to victims of crime. We particularly welcome the announcement to appoint an Aboriginal and Torres Strait…

QATSICPP Trauma Strategy Submission

QATSICPP recently made a submission to the development of Queensland Trauma Strategy. The Queensland Mental Health Commission is leading the development of the strategy, which is focused on the prevention of trauma, improving the supports provided to people who have experienced trauma (and their families and friends), and reducing the long term impact on individuals…

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

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…

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…

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 express concern and highlights alternatives regarding proposed Youth Justice reforms

QATSICPP express concern and highlights alternatives regarding proposed Youth Justice reforms. This week QATSICPP made our submission to the Queensland Government’s Stronger Laws consultation. This consultation is about a range of proposed changes to the Queensland youth justice system (including increasing penalties and building new detention centres), announced in the wake of a number of…

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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…