8 March 2016 - Effective responses to 'sexting'-laws, law enforcement, education, policy reform

CCPAQ was pleased to present the first Sue Diggles Memorial Practice Paper kindly funded by Brisbane Catholic Education Office

A panel of speakers considered:

  • How schools deal with the issue, information for students and parents, other school strategies to give guidance to students re sexting
  • Rights, responsibilities, and support mechanisms for young people who sext, and for young people whose images are distributed via internet
  • Legal and other implications for children and young people involved
  • Legal frameworks and policing - investigation, decision to change, evidentiary requirements, decisions of the courts

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14 June 2016 - Queensland's child and family reform

A panel of speakers considered:

  • Progress in the child and family reform process- where we have been, where we are headed and next steps
  • Legislative Reform Stage 1, Stage 2 and Stage 3
  • The role and functions of the Office of the Official Solicitor
  • The department’s interface with the Director of Child Protection Litigation

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7 December 2016 Young People and Gender Dsyphoria

A panel of a parent, psychologist and politician explored a range of issues including:

  • The impact on young people and their families
  • Available support and treatment 
  • Legal issues impacting on accessing treatment in the Australian context

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