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Programs & initiatives

  • Youth Employment Program

    The Youth Employment Program is a program for year 12 students to help them into employment or further study upon completion of high school.

  • Enterprise development

    The Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships provides a range of services to help strengthen and grow Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses in Queensland.

  • Reparations

    The Queensland Government will further address the historical issue of reparation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders' wages and savings under the 'Protection Acts'.

  • Cape York Peninsula Tenure Resolution Program

    The Cape York Peninsula Tenure Resolution Program returns ownership and management of identified lands on Cape York Peninsula to local Aboriginal people, while ensuring that outstanding environmental values are protected in national parks and nature refuges.

  • Family Responsibilities Commission

    Quarterly and annual reports of the Family Responsibilities Commission.

  • Welfare Reform

    The department has a key role in leading Queensland’s Welfare Reform program to support families and individuals to improve their lives by re-building social norms and re-establishing local authority for Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islander people living in Welfare Reform communities.

  • Community alcohol limits

    Alcohol restrictions are in place in the discrete Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across Queensland.

  • Program office

    The Remote Indigenous Land and Infrastructure Program Office facilitate in the development across 16 remote, discrete Indigenous communities in Queensland.

  • Domestic and Family Violence Taskforce

    The department is committed to addressing domestic and family violence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and is working with relevant agencies to develop a Queensland Government response to the Not Now, Not Ever: Putting an End to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland report.

  • Government Champions

    The Government Champion program provides an opportunity for Chief Executives of Queensland Government agencies to work together with identified communities towards improving life outcomes for Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islander people, in a collaborative partnership.

  • Closing the Gap

    Closing the Gap is a long-term framework that builds on the foundation of respect and unity provided by the 2008 National Apology to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

  • Preventing youth sexual violence and abuse

    Queensland Government has committed to taking positive action focused on the prevention of youth sexual violence and abuse in Queensland. This commitment is just one of many Queensland Government initiatives designed to support children and families.

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