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…

2019 Awards Night: Winner Video Presentations

2019 Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection Awards hosted by QATSICPP on 13 September. The Awards acknowledge the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection Sector achievements in the following categories. To view the Award Winners Presentation Video’s, see below: 2019 Awards Welcome Address: QATSICPP Chair Rachel Atkinson.…

A look back on the QATSICPP 10 Year Anniversary Dinner

On 28 June 2019, QATSICPP celebrated our 10 year anniversary with a gala dinner at Rydges Southbank. QATSICPP Chairperson, Rachel Atkinson acknowledged those key people who were instrumental in establishing the organisation and building strong foundations for the sector to support where we are today. Many former and current employees and board members attended the…