Visit us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Follow us on LinkedIn
In pertnership with Guild Insurance
Australian Childcare Alliance
Concert series to educate families about water safety A new initiative from Kids Alive is set to entertain and educate families...
Would you like to have a chat with your ACA Qld GM about any topics or areas of concern? Simply...
ACA Qld Committee Member Doug Burns with a featured article in the Bundaberg newspaper News Mail. Doug discusses the importance...
The Gold Coast Bulletin have released an article outlining the concern for our childcare sector as we face the closure...

review-child-protection-act-options-paper 1As part of the Supporting Families Changing Futures reform program, the Queensland Government is undertaking a comprehensive redesign of the Child Protection Act 1999 to better support families and protect children.

Between September 2015 and March 2016, the department consulted with Queenslanders and insights were gathered through community forums, written submissions, meetings, focus groups and small group sessions.

'The next chapter in child protection legislation for Queensland: Options paper' proposes possible responses to 13 specific areas identified during the initial consultation. Options also respond to outstanding recommendations in the Queensland Child Protection Commission of Inquiry final report. A summary of the Options Paper has been developed to support consultation. There will be opportunities to participate in the second stage of consultation through face-to-face discussions, workshops and written submissions.

Between October and December 2016 the department will be engaging with stakeholders to hear preferred options for a rigorous, contemporary legislative framework.

Details about upcoming consultation activities will be available soon. For more information about the redesign of the Act, email