Our Opinion

Thumbs up!

In this week’s edition, PeakCare is awarding two ‘Thumbs Up’ accolades. With special recognition given to this being NAIDOC Week, it is a very appropriate time to bestow our acknowledgement on both recipients. Each week, PeakCare publishes a ‘Thumbs Up’ and/or a...

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And the winner is…

PeakCare is pleased and proud to announce that, in partnership with Croomo, PeakCare has been awarded Gold for the Best Learning and Development Project – Wellbeing at the 2019 LearnX Live Awards for the e-learning approach to the Hope and Healing Framework for...

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Voice. Treaty. Truth. NAIDOC Week 2019

VOICE. TREATY. TRUTH. These are the themes for NAIDOC Week 2019. Voice: With 2019 being the United Nations International Year of Indigenous Languages, it is fitting to applaud and promote the Indigenous Voice of Australia, a voice that for over 65,000 years has been...

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When only a chocolate cake will do…

This week, PeakCare’s Executive Director, Lindsay Wegener, enjoyed the privilege of participating in a 2-day workshop hosted by the Queensland First Children and Families Board for purposes of developing the second iteration of the Changing Tracks Action Plan for...

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Beneath the numbers are the stories of children’s lives

Beneath the numbers are the stories of children’s lives

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has recently released its annual Youth Justice in Australia 2017-18 report. Data presented in the report points towards not only what is going atrociously wrong in Queensland’s youth justice system that has led to...

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Youth Justice in Australia 2017-18

Last Friday, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) released their annual Youth Justice in Australia 2017-18 report. This report presents information about the young people in Australia who were under youth justice supervision during 2017–18, both in...

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Breaking News – Record new investment in youth justice reforms

Breaking News – Record new investment in youth justice reforms

The Palaszczuk Government has today announced a significant new investment of $320 million in Youth Justice reforms. This is additional to a $230 million injection into the system since the welcomed transfer of 17 year olds from the adult criminal justice system to...

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Federal election 2019: Bill Shorten’s Budget reply

Last Thursday Federal Labor leader Bill Shorten delivered his budget reply at Canberra’s parliament house, following the government’s handing down of the budget on Tuesday. Following the theme of PeakCare’s views on the government’s YES BUT budget, the opposition...

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Government announces a YES BUT Budget

Early this week, the Federal Government released what PeakCare regards as a YES BUT Budget. Read through the following list of YES BUT budget items generated by PeakCare. Add your comments about whether you agree or disagree with the items that PeakCare has listed and...

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