Family support services

National data

A Queensland comparison to the Australian national average

The information presented indicates how Queensland compares to the Australian national average for key measures reported in national publications.

Family support services

Queensland aims to support families early so that children can stay safe with their families before problems escalate. Queensland has a high rate of children accessing early intervention services. The latest data shows that 14.6 per 1,000 children in Queensland received intensive family support services in 2021-22, which was above the national average of 10.7 per 1,000 children.

Rate per 1,000 children receiving intensive family support services year ending 30 June

20182019202020212022
Queensland11.7n.a.16.015.314.6
Australia9.47.110.610.710.7

Source: 2023 Report on Government Services Table 16A.33

IMPORTANT NOTE: Queensland's results in national publications can differ to results publicly reported by the department on other sections of this website. This is because measures reported in national publications follow national counting rules, while measures reported in other sections of this website use counting rules that align with Queensland legislation, policy and practice.