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The Child Guardian is the independent, external monitor of the Queensland child safety system’s ability to provide services which meet the needs of children and young people. The Child Guardian also works to ensure effective youth justice systems for children and young people in Queensland.
The Child Guardian role involves monitoring, investigating, resolving complaints, visiting children and young people in out-of-home care by Commission Community Visitors and advocating either for individual children or systemically when necessary to effect system-wide changes.
These roles are undertaken by three major program areas within the Commission:
Last Updated: March 7, 2013