Children and young people

QCAT takes a new look at (reviews) some decisions made by the: •Department of Communities including Child Safety services and •Commission for Children and Young People and the Child Guardian.

QCAT can take a new look at (review) some decisions made by the Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs (the department).

Decisions we can review about children and young people include:

  • who they should live with
  • not telling their parents where they are living
  • the amount and type of contact between them and their parents
  • other care arrangements.

Other types of decisions are about:

If you feel that a decision made by the department about you, a child who is a family member, or a child in your care is wrong, then you can apply to QCAT for a review of this decision.