This report examines the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in Queensland, using data and research from a range of sources. This report updates and expands on information provided in the Commission's previous Snapshot reports and includes data on issues such as health, disability, mortality, child protection, drug use and homelessness. Findings include:
• a spike in the number of child and young people accompanied by an adult using homeless services
• persistent disadvantage being experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children as opposed to their to non-Indigenous counterparts
• the ongoing needs of children in alternative care.