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The Queensland Family and Child Commission (QFCC) has a legislative function to monitor, evaluate and report on the performance of the Queensland child protection system, and they recognise frontline workers are ideally situated to provide insight into a number of issues impacting on the system...
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Queensland Government media release Neighbourhood centres across Queensland are encouraged to apply for a share of $800,000 under the latest round of the Palaszczuk Government’s Thriving Queensland Communities Grants program. The Thriving Queensland Communities grants are open to government-funded...
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Queensland Government media release Non-government organisations, community groups and local governments can now apply for a share of $6 million to help with the long-term recovery of bushfire-affected communities across Central Queensland. Funding is available under the jointly funded Commonwealth...
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More than 35 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations have joined to form the Coalition of Peaks - a body aiming to bring a collective voice of influence to issues that affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across Australia. In a historic agreement, the Coalition of Peaks...
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Natural disasters and other traumatic events can significantly impact on infants and children, who rely on the adults around them for safety and security. The Emerging Minds: National Workforce Centre for Child Mental Health’s (NWCCMH) newly released Community Trauma Toolkit is a suite of resources...
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Queensland Government media release The Palaszczuk Government is calling on Queenslanders to attend community forums around the state to have their say on how best to prevent sexual violence. Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence Di Farmer said the forums are a way that...
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Queensland Government media release The Palaszczuk Government continues to deliver on its Queensland Financial Inclusion Plan, supporting vulnerable Queenslanders experiencing financial stress and hardship. Minister for Communities Coralee O’Rourke released the latest Financial Inclusion Plan...
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Spinal Life Australia is calling on the Queensland Government to extend the Taxi Subsidy Scheme (TSS) for two more years for NDIS participants, with critical funding set to cease on 30 June 2019. With funding ending, more than 10,000 Queensland NDIS participants are projected to no longer have...
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Queensland Government media release Thousands of eligible Queenslanders are missing out on the Palaszczuk Government’s $341 electricity rebate. The rebate was extended to Commonwealth Health Care Card Holders (HCC) and asylum seekers from 1 January 2017. While about 50,000 of them have received...
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Queensland Government media release Disaster assistance is available to another six local governments in Central Queensland, including the Gulf of Carpentaria’s Mornington Shire Council, in the wake of Severe Tropical Cyclone Trevor. Assistance is being provided through the jointly funded...

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