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Working for a better future and outcomes for our children

60 Seconds with Des Rogers from QATSICPP

60 Seconds with Des Rogers from QATSICPP
Project Support Officer – Youth Justice

Des

 Where your mob from: Central Australia – Pertame - Southern Arrernte.

Name a Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person that has influenced your life or encouraged to be the person you are? Charles Perkins, and my Great Grand Mother.

5 things I cannot live without: My partner, my grandkids, gardening, my friends, and yarning.

What is your favourite flavoured ice cream? All of them!

If you could have a drink with someone from history who would it be? Slim Dusty.

And what drink would you have? Rum & water.

If you could be an animal what would you be? Mongrel dog

What is your favourite season and why? Summer. I like it hot.

What do you miss most about being a kid? Family.

What hobby or activity that you don’t do now but think you might like to do when you retire? Get on “Speaking Circuit”.

What goes through your mind when your boss asks to talk to you privately? Wonderful thoughts.

What song do you love to dance to? They took the children away - Archie Roach.

  • Child Protection Environment

    53.7%

    of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children were placed with a kinship or Indigenous carer.
  • Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak

    69,200

    There are 69,200 Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander children / young people in Queensland.