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Working for a better future and outcomes for our children

The Queensland Child Protection Act 1999

The Child Protection Act 1999 is the primary legislation providing for the protection of children in Queensland.

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  • 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.