2017 Transition to Independence Month Launch

Transition to Independence (T2I) Month 2017 was launched this morning in Yeppoon with 16 years old Kylie at the helm. Recent child protection legislative amendments mean that there is a greater reason to celebrate young people’s transition from care to independence...

Initiatives in response to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Alcohol consumption during pregnancy can cause irreversible damage to the foetus, resulting in conditions referred to as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). FASD is a non-diagnostic catch all term for the range of disabilities that result from alcohol exposure...

A first for Queensland’s Mental Health Week in 2017

2017 is the first year that Queensland communities have been able to apply for $85,000 in grant funding to assist them in sharing key mental health messages and raising awareness.  The aim is to have multiple events around Queensland that contribute to improved mental...

Anti-Poverty Week 2017

“As long as poverty, injustice and gross inequality exist in our world, none of us can truly rest.  Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is the protection of a fundamental human right, the right to dignity and a decent life.” – Nelson...