To help raise awareness of the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children being removed from family, Family Matters asked leaders from across the country to share their reflections during the National Week of Action – on what a new government should prioritise, on what a national strategy to solve this issue should look like, and on what future they’re working to help build for our children.

Australia’s first Indigenous Senior Counsel, Tony McAvoy SC is a Wirdi man who is Co-Chair of the Indigenous Legal Issues Committee of the Law Council of Australia, and has recently assisted the Royal Commission into Youth Detention in the Northern Territory.

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