Our Opinion

‘Self-silencing’ by not-for-profits

Not-for-profit organisations across the nation have increasingly become engaged in a dynamic of ‘self-silencing’, with demonstrated reluctance to publicly engage in advocacy for fear of risking financial security and political retribution. These are conclusions drawn...

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Family Matters Report 2017 – prepare to be shocked!

Family Matters Report 2017 – prepare to be shocked!

A report that should shock all Australians Launched at Parliament House in Canberra on 29 November, the Family Matters Report 2017 reveals facts about future prospects for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families that should shock all Australians....

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PeakCare’s election wishes

PeakCare’s election wishes

Queensland is less than half way through the ten year road map recommended by the Carmody Child Protection Commission of Inquiry for reforming the child protection system. With the Inquiry having been commissioned by the former LNP Government led by Campbell Newman...

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Recently announced youth justice reforms – PeakCare’s opinion

On 17th September, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath announced a time-framed plan for the long-awaited and welcomed integration of 17-year-olds previously dealt with by the adult criminal justice system into the youth system. A staged transition...

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Pleasing Budget announcement

Amongst the range of continued and new financial investments announced when the State Budget was handed down, PeakCare was especially pleased to note the additional funding of $82.4 million over three years from 2018-19, with a further $10 million reprioritised by the...

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