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…

QATSICPP Position 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. QATSICPP Position for Aboriginal Kinship Care

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…

Policy Position Achieving Stability

“Like all children, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children have the right to live in safety, free from abuse and neglect, and in stable and supportive family and community environments. Each child’s wellbeing and ongoing best interests should be the priority of those who care for them. For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children who…