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Priority Changes to Queensland's Child Protection Laws

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.

Following extensive public consultation with the Queensland community over the past 2 years, priority changes are being proposed to the Child Protection Act 1999 that aim to achieve:

  • permanency and stability for children in out-of-home care and after-care

  • greater focus on the safe care Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and connection with their families, cultures and communities

  • clarity around the sharing of information.

For more information go to www.communities.qld.gov.au

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The Queensland Government is proposing priority changes to the Child Protection Act that will keep children safe, protected and supported to reach their full potential.

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