Indigenous children

9 November 2016

Examines why a policy and practice disconnect exists when it comes to the safety and well-being of Aboriginal children.

9 November 2016

This report reveals the results on the state of child protection in Australia for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.

25 October 2016

This report presents findings of a systemic inquiry into services provided to Aboriginal children and young people in out-of-home care in Victoria.

Discussion paper
20 October 2016

The Commission for Children and Young People has released a consultation paper and is calling for submissions for the Permanency Amendments Inquiry.

15 September 2016

Aboriginal suicide is different: that’s one of the key messages that came out of the inaugural Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention conference in May this year. Other messages...

Audio interviewAudio program
2 August 2016

Interview with Jane Vadiveloo, Children's Ground founder and CEO, about how children can be disentangled from the justice system.

26 July 2016

This report distinguishes the particular support and service needs of victims of institutional child sexual abuse and how these needs may differ from victims of non-institutional child sexual...

8 July 2016

The lesson to be learned from Aurukun is around the impact of out-sourcing education to commercial interests, writes Misty Adoniou.

5 July 2016

A review of the Aurukun campus school was undertaken in June 2016 as a result of temporary closures due to safety concerns and reported violence.

Journal article
3 July 2016

This article examines factors related to birth registration among Western Australian children born to Aboriginal mothers and finds that unregistered births are common, particularly in...