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Queensland - Organisation

Child Safety Department (2004 - 2009)

State Government of Queensland

From
12 February 2004
To
26 March 2009
Categories
Care Provider and Government Department

The Child Safety Department was created in February 2004 when the Families Department (including the Child Protection Branch) was abolished and its functions transferred to two newly-created departments: Communities Department, and Child Safety Department.

On 26 March 2009 the Child Safety Department (Child Protection Services) was abolished and its functions transferred to the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services.

Timeline

 1879 - 1911 Public Instruction Department, Orphanages Branch
       1904 - 1939 Chief Protector of Aboriginals Office
       1911 - 1935 Home Secretary's Office, State Children Department
             1935 - 1963 Health and Home Affairs Department, State Children Department
             1939 - 1966 Director Of Native Affairs Office
                   1963 - 1966 Labour and Industry Department, State Children Department
                   1966 - 1975 Aboriginal and Island Affairs Department
                         1966 - 1987 Children's Services Department
                         1975 - 1984 Aboriginal and Islanders Advancement Department
                               1984 - 1987 Community Services Department
                               1987 Family and Youth Services Department
                                     1987 - 1989 Community Services and Ethnic Affairs Department
                                     1987 - 1989 Family Services Department
                                           1989 - 1996 Family Services and Aboriginal and Islander Affairs Department
                                                 1996 Department of Family and Community Services
                                                       1996 - 2001 Department of Families, Youth and Community Care
                                                             2001 - 2004 Department of Families
                                                                   2004 - 2009 Child Safety Department
                                                                         2004 - 2012 Communities Department
                                                                               2012 - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Multicultural Affairs Department
                                                                               2012 - 2017 Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services Department
                                                                                     2017 - Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women

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Prepared by: Lee Butterworth