Central Queensland Indigenous Development

Why CQID can help

CQID – Central Queensland Indigenous Development is a community controlled organisation dedicated to supporting the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

We provide services across Central Queensland and surrounds.

Around 95 percent of our staff are Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, so we have deep connections with our community.

We are proud of our culture.

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No shame in asking for help

We are here to help you and your family, and we all need help at times.

There is no shame in asking for help, one of our friendly staff are happy to yarn with you about services you can access. Our service is confidential and we will always seek your permission before we share any information with other services.

The only time we need to breach confidentiality is if your or other’s safety is at risk.

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Call us for a yarn

Call us for a yarn

Bundaberg 07 4313 1194

Emerald 07 4987 4792

Gladstone 07 4807 6426

Hervey Bay 07 4313 1195

Longreach 07 4658 1577

Rockhampton 07 4920 0000

Woorabinda 07 4913 2100

CQID’s Background

Central Queensland Indigenous Development (CQID) was established in 2004 as a not for profit organisation responsible for the regional coordination and management of the Community Development Employment Program (CDEP) in Central Queensland.

By responding to the changing needs of the community and evolving government policy, CQID has developed into a dynamic regional organisation. It coordinates and delivers services in child safety, community support, family support, alcohol and other drugs services, community and economic development projects.

CQID has offices in the communities of Rockhampton, Gladstone, Emerald, Woorabinda, Hervey Bay, Bundaberg and Longreach .

News and updates

News and updates

6 days ago


CQID's Family Wellbeing Rockhampton, Family Wellbeing Woorabinda and Support Services Programs supported the Take Time Out Mental Health event at the river side precinct on Wednesday!

Mental Health is important at every stage of life, from childhood to adolescent through to adulthood. CQID's Support Services supported the event by providing the BBQ and resources for families to enjoy a nice lunch on the day.

Family Wellbeing set up activities for families and promoted all of the CQID services by talking to community and handing out information flyers and pamphlets.

Well done to all our staff for helping out to make it a successful event!
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1 week ago


Team members in our Rockhampton Office are learning how to protect our planet so our grandchildren can enjoy what we have! ... See MoreSee Less

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