If you believe your child is in immediate danger or a life-threatening situation, call emergency services on triple zero – 000.
Under our legislation, we don’t investigate individual children’s and families’ circumstances. If you suspect a child in Queensland is experiencing harm or neglect, please contact the Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs.
Child and family wellbeing data launched in Queensland digital first
29 November 2023
The Queensland Family and Child Commission (QFCC) has launched the Data Explorer, a rich online resource that reports on the wellbeing of Queensland’s 1.6 million children, their families and communities.
QFCC calls for reform to kinship carer assessment
1 November 2023
The Queensland Family and Child Commission calls for reform to remove barriers for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander kin caring for their family members.
ACCG calls for a respectful dialogue regarding the Voice
27 September 2023
Australia's commissioners for children, guardians and advocates call for a respectful dialogue regarding the Voice Referendum.
Fresh look at child deaths reveals key themes
13 September 2023
The QFCC has found key themes in the lives of 30 children who were known to the child protection system and have died.
First Nations Children's Report
12 September 2023
We have launched the inaugural First Nations Children’s Report. The online report showcases the stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families who are thriving.
Youth suicide in Queensland continues to concern
8 September 2023
We have released new data ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day to raise awareness about youth suicide.
Landmark report reviews children’s rights in Queensland
21 August 2023
The state of children’s rights in Queensland has been detailed for the first time in a new report released by the QFCC.
Empowering the Next Generation: Building a Better Tomorrow
14 July 2023
Written by a 12-year-old Queenslander.
Have you ever wondered what the world will look like in the future?
An issue that concerns me
14 July 2023
Written by a 10-year-old Queenslander.
I’m concerned that not all kids are treated fairly, because sometimes, adults treat all kids the same way and assume that we all get what we need.
Correcting the record on Indigenous child sexual abuse
21 April 2023
The QFCC supports calls from SNAICC and the Northern Territory Children’s Commissioner for an evidence-based discussion around the sexual abuse...
Drive for Youth Advocates comes to Cairns
23 March 20223
Young Queenslanders wanting to raise their voices and create change in their communities are invited to apply to become a Youth Advocate with the....
Queensland watch houses under review
17 February 2023
The Queensland Family and Child Commission (QFCC) has initiated a systemic review of the drivers that cause children to enter and remain in Queensland...
First Nations children’s commissioners, guardians release national priorities
9 February 2023
All Australian First Nations children’s commissioners, guardians and advocates have agreed to a raft of national...
Data tracks progress of First Nations kids over-represented in care
19 January 2023
The Queensland Family and Child Commission (QFCC) has released data for 2021–22 that reports on the rates of over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait...