Candice Butler to present at 5IIVSWC

QATSICPP is proud to announce Candice Butler, QATSICPP Manager Practice Development, will present at the 5th International Indigenous Voices In Social Work Conference in Hualien, Taiwan on 5 to 7 August 2019. Candice will be presenting on Aboriginal Kinship Care, and Active Efforts. We are confident Candice’s expertise and passion will provide an engaging and…

Position Statement for Aboriginal Kinship Care

The purpose of this position statement is to restate the importance of Aboriginal children and young people being raised by family in community and to set out the changes needed in legislation, policy, programs, processes and practice to realise a new approach to Aboriginal Kinship Care in Queensland. The position statement uses the format of…

Record of Advice for Aboriginal Kinship Care

QATSICPP recognises the significant risk of our participation in various steering committees, advisory groups and related consultative mechanisms might be interpreted as passive endorsement of a final outcome. Particularly when the end result reflects a clear departure from our established position. A key purpose of publishing this record of advice, is to restate the importance…

QATSICPP Submission to the Closing the Gap Refresh

This submission has been prepared by the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak (QATSICPP), as the peak representative agency for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child and family services in our jurisdiction. It has been 10 years since Closing the Gap began and the historic Apology to the Stolen Generations. Since this…

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Definition and Standards

The Queensland’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection Definition and Standards outlined in this document honour the commitment and passion of Elders, past, present and emerging, to ensure our children are safe in culture. The redefining of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Control has been guided by community input and knowledge…