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Treaty and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

The Treaty and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships service area aims to increase the social and economic participation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders by:

Community Services

The Community Services service area aims to provide accessible, timely and responsive community services and support for Queenslanders, by:

  • leading the whole-of-government Communities 2032 strategy—the Queensland Government’s long-term plan to create vibrant, cohesive communities that support and empower every person to connect, participate, contribute and thrive
  • funding and partnering with Neighbourhood Centres across the state, which support the needs and priorities of Queensland communities and assist individuals and families using a local, place-based approach
  • supporting the Queensland community service system through place-based and community-focused approaches to building community wellbeing
  • promoting and investing in strategies that support inclusion, participation, and cohesion for Queensland communities
  • facilitating the provision of low intensity supports through the Queensland Community Support Scheme to eligible people who, with a small amount of assistance, can maintain or regain their independence and continue living safely in their homes and communities
  • delivering programs that increase financial resilience and ease cost of living pressures for low-income households
  • leading and supporting human and social recovery and resilience in disaster-impacted communities
  • providing support to communities affected by crises and incidents, outside of traditional natural disaster responses
  • implementing strategies that promote and preserve the Queensland State Archives collection and making it accessible for the benefit of current and future generations.

Youth Engagement

Through Youth Engagement we aim to provide opportunities to strengthen youth leadership capabilities, by:

  • supporting the engagement of young Queenslanders to inform government policies, programs and services that impact them. It provides opportunities for young people to build their leadership capabilities
  • ensuring the Schoolies holiday period is as manageable, safe and respectful as possible for schoolies and local communities.

Arts Queensland

The Arts service area aims to enhance Queenslanders’ access to arts and culture, by:

  • leading the implementation of Creative Together 2020–2030: A 10-Year Roadmap for arts, culture and creativity in Queensland, along with its action plan Grow 2022–2026, across the Queensland Government in partnership with key stakeholders
  • facilitating the delivery of the Queensland Government's arts and cultural priorities and administering government investment in funding programs and capital works programs
  • managing the state’s arts and cultural assets that provides public spaces for arts production and engagement, including the Queensland Cultural Centre at Brisbane's South Bank; Festival House at 381 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley; Judith Wright Arts Centre; and Bulmba-ja in Cairns
  • supporting the governance and compliance of arts companies and arts statutory bodies in the arts portfolio
  • providing arts and cultural policy and strategy advice to the Queensland Government.