The Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian Annual Report 2012-13 outlines the Commission's roles and functions, and details the outcomes the Commission has achieved during 2012-13 that support a better life for children and young people in Queensland. Read more
The Commission has released its Child Guardian Report: Youth Justice System 2011–12, which outlines the Commission's monitoring of outcomes and experiences of young people in the Queensland Youth Justice System. Read more.
The Commission has released a series of articles that measures the contribution that the blue card system has made, and continues to make, towards improving the safety of children in Queensland. Read more.
The Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian has released its advocacy paper setting out a basis for contesting the justification of the current policy to continue to detain 17 year olds in adult correctional facilities. Read more
Report release: An investigation into services provided to a child who suffered significant physical harm while in kinship care
The Commission has released a summary report outlining the findings and recommendations made as a result of an investigation into child protection services provided by the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services. This investigation looked at an infant child who suffered significant physical harm while placed in the care of a kinship carer in a discrete Indigenous community in circumstances where the birth parents would also live in the kinship carer's home. Read more
Independent audit highlights need to improve cultural support for Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care
The Indigenous Child Placement Principle Audit Report 2012/13 details the Commission's monitoring of compliance with section 83 of the Queensland Child Protection Act 1999. Read more