Child Protection

In 2012, ECCQ explored the needs of CALD communities and families around their access and use of general family support services.

ECCQ engaged with families to see how they can better access and participate in services that are designed to help families care for their children, and stay together.



Recent Resources

Parenting in Australia Tip Sheets

Peak body ECCQ developed parental ‘tips’ for parents from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds collected from families that have successfully resettled in Queensland. The parenting in Australia tips are the result of ECCQ’s Learning Together project, which began in … Continue reading

Learning Together: A project to address workforce competency and issues of access for families with a CALD background

The Learning Together Child Protection project has been funded by Department of Communities (DOC) to research the issues which face Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) background families and to work with CALD background communities and mainstream service providers to increase … Continue reading

Changing the wheels: Child safety concerns in multicultural Queensland

This Issues Paper has been collated and written by Multicultural Development Association and the Queensland Council of Social Service Inc in collaboration and consultation with the Multicultural Child Protection Working Group.

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Recent Publications

ECCQ Response to the Queensland State Budget 2013-2014

This is a careful budget with opportunities to deliver more accountability for Government’s total investment. There are planned increases in frontline workers in areas such as health and education which is welcomed. A commitment to front line services inevitably contributes … Continue reading

‘What’s working?’ in the practice of service provision to people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

Previous research regarding best practice for workers engaging with people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds has resulted in the development of numerous practice guides. This research sought to build on these guides to further examine what is working … Continue reading

Linking SAAP, child protection and juvenile justice data: technical report

Following the release of a study exploring the feasibility of linking three community-sector data collections, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare was funded to link child protection, juvenile justice and Supported Accommodation Assistance Program data. Read the report.

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