Deanna Amato was issued with a $2500 debt during the robodebt scheme and her case was the basis for the program being ruled unlawful.
An ex-deputy secretary says former prime minister Scott Morrison showed little empathy for people on welfare and looked for problems to justify budget cuts.
A commissioner is needed to prevent adults at risk of abuse and exploitation from falling through cracks in the system, Queensland's public advocate says.
The Administrative Appeals Tribunal has decided only one of 12 requested documents from the failed robodebt scheme will be released to the public.
A Queensland inquiry has recommended decriminalising public drunkenness, urination and begging once people can be diverted to social services.
A new government plan has been unveiled to try to end violence against women and children within a decade.
The Qld government has pledged to do more for family members left behind when a loved one is lost, as part of sweeping reform targeting violence against women.
A loophole restricting the ability for child support to be recovered once a person turns 18 will be closed under a new government plan targeting 18,000 parents.