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Queensland Government media release The Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women will invest $71.9 million in 2019-20 for domestic and family violence services. The department will lead and facilitate efforts to prevent and respond to domestic and family violence, including engaging community...
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This interactive, 6-week (18-hour) online course will enhance your clinical skills and evidence-based knowledge to serve in disaster-affected areas. As a participant, you will learn the history, theories, and interventions associated with disaster mental health counselling, with a special focus on...
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Refugee Week is Australia’s peak annual activity to raise awareness about the issues affecting refugees and celebrate the positive contributions made by refugees to Australian society. Originally celebrated in 1986, Refugee Week coincides with World Refugee Day (20 June). Refugee Week 2019 runs...
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Queensland Government media release With the State having acknowledged the next group of Queensland Greats and celebrated its 160th birthday, nominations are now also invited for the nation’s top honour – the 2020 Australian of the Year. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the period following...
The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) has created new brochures, posters and flyers on how to get help with phone and internet problems. They have also developed an Indigenous Telco Rights toolkit. To order copies of these resources visit the TIO website .
Queensland Government media release Minister for Child Safety Di Farmer said the 2019-20 State Budget includes an additional 116 frontline positions over the coming three years and continues funding for more than 5400 non-government organisation (NGO) positions. “Keeping children safe across our...
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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) is commemorated each year on 15 June to highlight one of the worst manifestations of ageism and inequality in our society, elder abuse. Elder abuse is any act which causes harm to an older person and is carried out by someone they know and trust such as a...
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Queensland Government media release Eliminating elder abuse will be a key focus of the 2019-20 State Budget, with the Palaszczuk Government reaffirming its commitment to respond to, and prevent, the abuse of the state’s seniors through ongoing investment. The continued focus on elder abuse forms...
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Abuse and neglect has adverse effects on the social, emotional, psychological, and cognitive development of children. Many children benefit from therapeutic interventions to address these impacts. The Child Proection Practitioners Association of Queensland (CPPAQ) will present this practice paper...
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Queensland Government media release The Palaszczuk Government will invest $6.9 million over four years in the mental health and wellbeing of Queensland’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth. Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships Jackie...

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