The Queensland Child Protection Act 1999 stipulates that when the department makes decisions about an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child, the department must provide the Recognised Entity with an opportunity to participate in the decision-making, where the decision is significant, or consult with the Recognised Entity on all other decisions.
Kalwun Recognised Entity is required to work with Child Safety Service Centre staff by actively participating in departmental decision-making, and being available for consultation by providing the relevant cultural and family advice on the child protection needs of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child or young person.
Kalwun is funded to deliver Recognised Entity Functions with the Child Safety Service Centre catchment areas of Beenleigh, Beaudesert, Labrador, Mermaid Beach, Nerang, Logan Central, Loganlea and Browns Plains.
Recognised Entity – Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast
Ph: 07 55 208 600
Fax: 07 55 202 559
Recognised Entity – Slacks Creek, Logan City
Ph: 07 3380 6400
Fax: 07 3290 1642
All email enquiries to: SEQadmin@kalwun.com.au