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…

A look back on the 2019 QATSICPP Members’ Conference

The QATSICPP Members’ Conference continues to grow and showcase the great work being delivered in our communities across the state. A record 193 delegates registered for this year’s event held at Rydges Southbank on 27 & 28 June 2019. The Concurrent Sessions, linked to QATSICPP’s four (4) Strategic Priorities, showcased members’ local responses to meeting…

2019 Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection Awards

The Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak Ltd. (QATSICPP) was pleased to host the 2019 Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection Awards, on 13 September at the Queensland Cricketers’ Club in Brisbane. Natalie Lewis, QATSICPP CEO said “These awards recognise outstanding achievement within our Sector in cultural leadership,…

QATSICPP to present at the 8th SNAICC National Conference in Adelaide

In the first week of September, members of the QATSICPP team will head to the 8th SNAICC National Conference: Growing Up with Strong Identity, Culture and Connection. First stop will be the pre-conference masterclasses on fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) and an early year’s approach called nature pedagogy. The conference will officially begin with a Welcome…

Strengthening Cultural Practice through Quality Workshop Training

Practice Standards & Supervision Framework Workshop Training QATSICPP continues to deliver on the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection Practice Standards and Supervision Framework across the sector i.e: Family Wellbeing Services, Family Participation Programs, Department of Child Safety, Youth & Women. Future workshop training are in discussion and planning with organisation…