Please Click Here to view the Director General's update from 25/02/22.Read more...

In support of carers, and in recognition of the rising cost of care, the Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs is increasing all Foster and Kinship care allowances in line with the Brisbane Consumer Price Index rate of 3.9 per cent from September 2021 to September 2022. The new rates that will commence on 1 January 2022.Read more...

As a foster or kinship carer, your actions and decisions can impact the human rights of the child you care for. There are 23 human rights to consider.Read more...

If you are an approved foster or kinship carer providing full-time or respite care, and you own your own dwelling, you may be eligible for a compliant smoke alarm system in your dwelling at no cost.Read more...

Are you a former foster carer considering returning to caring?Read more...

Queensland Foster and Kinship Care and Hub Community Legal are partnering to deliver a number of specific legal services to Foster and Kinship Carers in Queensland.Read more...

The information, comments and recommendations contained in this submission comes from the Management Committee of QFKC, QFKC Foster and Kinship Care staff and volunteer Foster Carer Advocacy and Support Team herein referred to as FAST Representatives, all of whom provide both fostering and practice based experience totalling more than 475 years combined.Read more...

Foster and kinship carers looking after some of the Queensland’s most vulnerable children will have their allowance extended for children who turn 18 while still at school.Read more...

The Australian Government’s new Child Care Subsidy commences on 2 July 2018. The Child Care Subsidy replaces the existing Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate.  As part of the changes an Additional Child Care Subsidy has also been introduced to support vulnerable families.Read more...

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