Organisation

Queensland Family and Child Commission

Acronym
QFCC
Owning Institution

Items authored

Report

7 Sep 2017

This report focuses on recommendations to improve the blue card system, Queensland's term for working with children checks.

Report

7 Sep 2017

This review of Queensland’s foster care system identified some opportunities to build stakeholder and public confidence, strengthen carer assessment, approval and renewal processes, and strengthen safeguards for children in care.

Research report

26 Nov 2014

The deaths of 446 children and young people were registered in 2013–14, representing a rate of 41.0 deaths per 100,000 population aged 0–17 years. Over the ten year period of data collection there has been a general reduction in the rates in the most recent...

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Report

Research summary
10 Jul 2018

Leaving home is a key part of the transition to adulthood. There is evidence in many countries, including Australia, that young people are remaining at home for longer. This paper explores this issue using Australian data, considers factors driving the trend, and implications for young...

Research report

22 Mar 2018

This paper outlines definitions of homelessness and estimates the number of young people who are homeless in Queensland.

Research report

21 Feb 2018

This paper is part 3 in a series on reunification for children in out-of-home care. It describes selected research which has documented factors which predict reunification breakdowns and considers ways in which reunification decision-making can be improved.

Research report

1 Dec 2017

This paper describes the number of children entering and leaving care and time taken to reunification. It describes child and family factors that make it more or less likely that reunification will occur.

Research report

1 Dec 2017

The safe reunification of children in out-of-home care with their families is the policy priority in every Australian state. However knowledge and research in this area is very limited. This summary outlines research on reunification success rates and the consequences of reunification failure.

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