The annual Queensland Child Protection Awards provide an opportunity to publicly acknowledge the efforts, commitment and unreserved energy of many people who make a significant contribution to our community to prevent child harm and neglect.
It is hoped the awards will inspire others to continue to work towards ensuring the wellbeing of our children.
AWARD CATEGORIES: Awards are presented to individuals or groups in the following categories:
Awards are presented to individuals or groups in the following categories:
To complete your Award nomination, please respond briefly to at least two of the following selection criteria. Please limit your response to 500 words.
Supporting material such as photographs, brochures, etcetera, may be submitted, but is not required.
Download Award Nomination Form - word doc
Download Award Nomination Form - pdf docDownload Award Fact Sheet - pdf doc
For more information contact:
Ms Caitlin King, Project Officer
Queensland Child Protection Week CommitteePO Box 6295Fairfield GardensQld 4103
Phone: (07) 3844 6414 or 0418408062Email:
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Professional (Government) Award – Tricia Smith South Burnett Child Safety Service Centre
Professional (Non-Government) Award – Denise Copcutt Save the Children Australia
Volunteer Award – Lavina Little Phoenix House
Regional Program Award – Love Bites Program Bundaberg and District Steering Committee
Education Initiative Award – 1 Safe is… The Aboriginal and Islander Independent Community School Inc., Gilimbaa and Family Planning Queensland
Education Initiative Award - 2 SUPA Kids Domestic Violence Prevention Centre Gold Coast
Youth Participation Award – The roadmap is our future: Young people having a say in the Queensland Child Protection Commission of Inquiry CREATE Foundation
Media & Communications Award – Daniel Morcombe Foundation Day for Daniel Campaign
Community Initiative Award – Youth Cultural Hot Spot Response Micah Projects and Queensland Police Service
Special Recognition for Outstanding Child Protection Practice Award – Joanne Stout Townsville Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation for Health Services Recognised Entity
Queensland Child Protection Award winners - 2012
The 2012 Queensland Child Protection Award Winners were recognised at the official Launch and Awards Ceremony held on Thursday 30 August 2012 at Parliament House.
Professional (Government) Award Winner: Paul Griffiths Queensland Police Service, Victim Identification Manager, Task Force Argos.
Professional (Non-Government) Award Winner: Kieran Smith Director: SafeKIDS program, ACT for Kids
Volunteer Award Winner: Katherine Plint Founder and Executive Officer, Hannah’s Foundation
Regional Program Award Winner:Wee Care Shared Family Care – Townsville Education Initiative Award Winner: Family Planning Queensland: Multicultural Women’s Health (FGM) Project Winner: Family Planning Queensland: Creating Conversations Project.
Youth Participation Award Winner: Project Booyah.
Community Initiative Award Winner: Sunshine Coast Regional Child Protection Week Committee.
Media and Communications Award Winner: Daniel Hurst, Journalist, Brisbane Times.
Professional (Government) Award – Corelle Davies, Child Safety Director - Queensland Health
Professional (Non-Government) Award – Hetty Johnston, Founder and Executive Director of Bravehearts Inc
Volunteer Award - Jill Wesche - Child Witness Support Volunteer with Protect All Children Today Inc. (PACT) Regional Program Award - Thursday Night Live Initiative – Mount Isa community working together to support young people.
Education Initiative Award – Bruce and Denise Morcombe – Daniel Morcombe Foundation
Youth Participation Award – Legal Aid Queensland Child Protection Unit and Youth Advocate
Queensland Child Protection Award winners - 2010
Professional (Non-Government): Lisa Hillan, Save the Children, South Brisbane
Volunteer: Denis Loaney, ACT for Kids, South Brisbane
Regional Program : Skirmishing the Youth Program, Sgt Clinton Ryan and Sen.Con. Michael Maguire
Youth Participation: Kids Living Safer Lives Program (KLSL), AFL Cape York, Indigenous Coordination Centre, Queensland Police Service and Crime Stoppers
Education Initiative :Student Protection In-service Training Program, Mr David Hutton, Catholic Education, Dutton Park
Professional (Government):Anne Gray, Queensland Health, Cairns
Certificate of Special Recognition :in recognition of valuable volunteer work by a young person – Ms Jessica Ryan, Young Consultant, CREATE Foundation
Child Protection Award Winners - 2009
2007 Child Protection Week award winners (PDF 9 KB)
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2005 Child Protection Week award winners (PDF 360 KB)
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