This report provides estimated numbers and demographic characteristics of the Stolen Generations and descendants using a series of ABS surveys. It also presents a range of health and socioeconomic outcomes for the Stolen Generations and descendants, and differences with Indigenous and non-Indigenous comparison groups, to...
Australia’s ageing Stolen Generations are still struggling with the impacts of unresolved trauma, and need a new policy approach to assist them and their families to heal.
This report is a review of the first two years of projects funded under the Healing Foundation’s Stolen Generations Initiative 2013-2015.
The removal of Stolen Generations members from their families, identity, land, language and culture continues to have a profound...
What was our aim?
In 2014 the National Sorry Day Committee sought feedback from its federal government partners as to the feasibility of a fourth Stolen Generations Working Partnership Scorecard. Due to the profound changes in the machinery of government, however, we found...
This article argues that it is imperative that psychologists working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people today have a deep understanding of the impact of the traumatic history of the Stolen Generations.
The ‘Stolen Generations’ refers to Aboriginal children who...
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are highly over-represented in out of home care statistics. Around half of these children are in kinship care, a family arrangement that for Aboriginal people sits uncomfortably with the concept of ‘out of home care.’ Despite the number of...
This article outlines Government investments made in Indigenous reconcilliation to date and identifies future priority areas including access to services; healing; improvments to the justice system, and education.
This website features oral history interviews with people who were involved in or affected by the removal of Indigenous children from their families.
This important oral history project was funded by the Commonwealth Government in 1997 in response to the first recommendation of Bringing...
This submission welcomes the Bill and supports its broad objectives of providing reparations to indigenous Australians who were directly affected by Australian governments' policies of removing indigenous and part-indigenous children from their parents.
The Stolen Generations of Aboriginal Children Act 2006 was passed unanimously by both Houses of Parliament in Tasmania in November 2006. The act made provision for a $5 million fund to provide payments to eligible members of the stolen generations of Aborigines and their children....
On 26 May 1997 the report of the National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from Their Families, entitled Bringing Them Home , was tabled in parliament. It received widespread publicity the following day at the Australian Reconciliation Convention in...
First published in 1997, this report has formed the basis for the Australian Government's 2008 apology to the Stolen Generations of Aboriginal people taken from their families.
"Grief and loss are the predominant themes of this report. Tenacity and survival are also acknowledged. It...