ACT for Kids is a not-for-profit organisation which provides free services to treat and prevent child abuse. We have helped thousands of children overcome the pain of abuse and neglect since we were established as the Abused Child Trust in 1988
We provide help and reassurance to those experiencing life challenges that include: physical and emotional abuse, alcohol and drug abuse, homelessness, low literacy, long-term unemployment and mental illness.
We recognise that each person is unique, with their own needs. To help address this, we provide a wide range of services.
Bravehearts is Australia’s only children’s charity holistically dedicated to the issue of child sexual assault. We offer comprehensive counselling and education for children and young people plus parental support. Bravehearts also invests in extensive training and research developing strategies better able to combat the complex issues associated with child sexual assault.
Founded in 1997 by Executive Director Hetty Johnston, Bravehearts aims to forge a “movement for change” in how paedophilia is dealt with by the criminal justice sector, government and the community at large and to provide survivors with a voice.
The Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian is an independent statutory body mandated to promote and protect the rights, interests and wellbeing of Queenslanders under 18, particularly those who are vulnerable or at risk. The Commission listens to and speaks up for children and young people, attempts to resolve issues impacting on them, and works with organisations and service providers to create safe environments for children and young people.
The Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services is a Queensland Government agency committed to promoting and supporting excellence in the delivery of human services to Queenslanders that build fair, cohesive and vibrant communities. Its stated purpose is to strengthen and protect the wellbeing of Queenslanders, particularly those who are vulnerable and most in need.
The Department of Education and Training is building a clever, skilled and creative Queensland.
Our purpose is to provide Queenslanders with the knowledge, skills and confidence to maximise their potential, contribute productively to the economy and build a better Queensland.
PeakCare Queensland Inc is the state wide child protection peak body which provides support, advice and advocacy to government and service providers in order to ensure high standards of care to Queensland’s children and their families. PeakCare actively promotes a human rights approach to child and family well being and encourages all involved in child protection and family support to ensure adherence to the articles of The United Nations’ Conventions on the Rights of the Child (2nd September 1990).
The Queensland Catholic Education Commission (QCEC) has an essentially strategic role and has as its principal goal the greater coordination and advancement of Catholic education in Queensland. It does this by representing the interests of more than 280 Catholic school communities across Queensland which are administered by twenty-three autonomous Catholic education authorities. The Commission is a sixteen member body which has an independent chairperson and includes the QCEC Executive Director, Bishops‚Äô representative, Directors of each diocesan employing authority and representatives of the Leaders of Religious Institutes of Queensland, Federation of Parents and Friends, and Diocesan Catholic Education Councils and Boards.
The operations of the Commission are carried out by a secretariat staff based at the Catholic Centre in Edward Street, Brisbane.
The Child Health and Safety Unit, is a strategic policy and advisory unit for child health and child safety issues across Queensland Health.
Save the Children is the world’s largest independent child rights development organisation, making a difference to children’s lives in more than 100 countries. Founded in 1919, we remain committed to fighting for children’s rights.’ From emergency relief to long-term development, Save the Children secures a child’s right to health, education and protection.
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