Our organisation

Our vision

Seniors, people with disability, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples thriving culturally, socially and economically.

Our purpose

To promote respect for human rights and freedoms, enhance access to services and supports, and lead changes to improve the lives of seniors, carers, people with disability and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders.

Our SOLID values

  • Strengths based
  • Open
  • Loyal
  • Innovative
  • Dedicated

Our people

Our SOLID culture exemplifies who we are, what we do, why we do it and the value we add.

Our principles

  • Freedom
  • Respect
  • Equality
  • Dignity
  • Self-determination

Our partners

  • Seniors, people with disability and carers throughout Queensland
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders living in urban, regional, rural and remote communities
  • Funded seniors and disability service providers
  • Companies, industry, businesses, government and non-government organisations, research institutes, advisory councils, advocacy organisations and peak bodies
  • Commonwealth, Queensland and Local Governments, and other State and Territory Governments.

Our human rights commitment

We will respect, protect and promote human rights within our decision-making and actions.

We pay our respects to the Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples of this land, their spirits and their legacy. The foundations laid by these ancestors—the First Australians—give strength, inspiration and courage to current and future generations towards creating a better Queensland

What we do

Our department contributes to the following Unite and Recover government objectives for the community:

  • supporting jobs
  • investing in skills
  • backing small business
  • backing our frontline services
  • growing our regions
  • safeguarding our health.