The Queensland Government is committed to building a new child protection and family support system that meets the needs of children and families, now and in the future. For this system to be effective, it requires a rigorous, contemporary legislative framework.Read more...

This initiative provides carers with financial assistance to help meet the cost of early childhood education and care. This new payment is in addition to support payments provided by DCCSDS to meet child related costs and does not place a cap on the level of support that carers can receive to meet the cost of early childhood education and care.   Read more...

For the first time in almost three years, the latest child safety data is showing signs of improvement in Queensland.Read more...

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The Stronger Families website (www.qld.gov.au/strongerfamilies) has now gone live. The website was created by our Corporate Communication and Engagement team and will provide a central point for news and information relating to the Stronger Families Reform Program.Read more...

The Right to Information is the Queensland Government's approach to giving the community greater access to information.Read more...

Centrelink has released a report which provides information on automatic exemptions for principal carers and main supporter parents and non-principal carer emergency and respite foster carers with special family circumstances.Read more...