Child safety system in chaos under Labor

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Tomorrow more than 25 child safety worksites will go on strike across the state, throwing Queensland's child protection system into chaos.

The Palaszczuk Labor Government has failed to complete negotiations with the Together Union on child safety worker wages, and now children will be put at risk as a result.

LNP Shadow Minister for Shadow Minister for Child Safety Stephen Bennett has slammed the Palaszczuk Labor Government for putting children at risk.

"Child safety and youth justice workers have had enough of the crisis in these two departments under Labor," Mr Bennett said.

"In terms of child safety, we are seeing record notifications and increasing cases of harm that are returning to the pre-Carmody Inquiry days.

"Our youth justice system has been in crisis management since day one, with ongoing riots, assaults on staff, a failed bail house experiment and youth detention centres packed in like sardines.

"This is just the latest example that the Palaszczuk Labor Government is putting Queensland's children in harm's way."

 
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