A not-for-profit with more than 35 years in the child safety arena, PACT is committed to impartially supporting child victims of crime and witnesses who have to give evidence.

PACT logo of a larger bird taking a smaller bird into it's wings

Our PACT

Our PACT to nurture & protect child witnesses is represented in our logo – a bird taking a smaller bird under its wing, sharing hope, & the knowledge that the bird’s strong wings mean it never has to stay in one place. Where the bird is now is not where it will be tomorrow, or in the years to come – much like the young people PACT strives to support.

PACT is the only organisation in QLD specifically working to support children and young people through the court process.  We recruit, train and engage skilled and compassionate volunteer PACT Support Persons to support children and their families as they navigate stressful legal proceedings.

Our Vision

Every child is supported through the legal and court system, with the confidence to speak up and feel heard as they give their best evidence.

Our Values

We value children and their right to be heard without fear or compromise. Using compassion, honesty and reassurance we help children to realise their strength to journey through the legal and court system, and the stage beyond.

Our values also encompass:

Our Purpose

To educate, empower and support child witnesses as they prepare to give evidence, and be by their side as they give their best evidence in court.

Respect

 We respect children and their right to be heard as individuals.

 Integrity

We follow our moral and ethical convictions to provide impartial support so we honour the justice system in which we operate, as we support children and their families with the highest level of professionalism.

Empowerment

Our support empowers the child and helps build their strength and resilience, to journey through the legal and court system.

Education

We are committed to ensuring every child and their family has the knowledge and understanding of the court process so they can give their best evidence.

Compassion

The support for the child and their family recognises their traumatic experience and offers support that is confidential, impartial and free from judgement.

Community

We strive to build a strong community focused on child protection that advocates for the rights of the child.

Discover more about PACT:

Our People

Meet PACT’s dedicated staff and Board of Directors

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Our Story

Discover how PACT was born & how we’ve evolved

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Volunteers

Learn how our volunteer PACT Support Persons make an imPACT

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