Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

Indigenous Literacy Day, Wednesday 7 September

Each year, Indigenous Literacy Day shines the spotlight on the importance of improving literacy levels and opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children living in remote communities.

Cultural Heritage Duty of Care Guidelines review

Queensland land users, Traditional Owners and other interested parties are invited to have their say on how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage is managed and protected across the state.

 

 

2016-2020 Strategic Plan is now available

The department's Strategic Plan articulates our vision, values and guiding principles, and shows how we will contribute to delivering on the Government's objectives for the community.

Subscribe to receive 'The Kookaburra'

The department is introducing ‘The Kookaburra' – a new eBulletin to provide on-time updates about Queensland Government services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders. If you would like to receive The Kookaburra, please follow the link to subscribe.

Queensland Museum Repatriation Fund

Repatriation is about helping to return Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander human remains back to Country. The Queensland Museum Repatriation Fund provides funding to help communities repatriate ancestral remains, burial goods and secret and/or sacred objects to their community of origin.

Towards a Queensland action plan

The Queensland Government has outlined the way forward for developing an action plan to improve outcomes for vulnerable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.

Preventing youth sexual violence and abuse

The Queensland Government recognises every child’s right to feel safe. That’s why coordinated action is being taken to help prevent youth sexual violence and abuse in Queensland.

Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

Services

  • Preventing youth sexual violence and abuse

    The Queensland Government recognises every child’s right to feel safe. That’s why coordinated action is being taken to help prevent youth sexual violence and abuse in Queensland. A Steering Committee will investigate the prevalence and impact of this issue more broadly across Queensland and make recommendations about the appropriateness of the responses to sexual violence and abuse.

  • What is cultural heritage?

    Queensland cultural heritage legislation requires land users to take all reasonable and practical measures to ensure their activity does not harm Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage. The department is responsible for administering the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act 2003 and the Torres Strait Islander Cultural Heritage Act 2003 (the Acts).

  • Strengthening and growing your business

    The department is able to provide you with a range of services to help your enterprise grow. We are able to help your business by linking you to business support programs, inviting you to business workshops and promoting your enterprise.

  • Discover your personal history

    If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person and you or your family were born in Queensland, the government may be able to help you find information about your personal history.

The Kookaburra

  • Subscribe to receive 'The Kookaburra'

    The department is introducing ‘The Kookaburra' – a new eBulletin to provide on-time updates about Queensland Government services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders. If you would like to receive The Kookaburra, please follow the link to subscribe.

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Please submit your comments on the department's Compliments and Complaints section.

Please submit your comments on the Queensland Government website Contacts form.