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The extra mile: why Aboriginal leaders want Victoria's child protection system reformed

8 Jul 2016
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The number of Aboriginal children in Victoria's child protection system has gone up by 70% in just three years. Now Aboriginal leaders in Victoria are saying enough is enough, and are calling for a new approach to stop so many children being removed.

Victoria's Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People, Andrew Jackomos, says he's been shocked, saddened and angered by the way some vulnerable Aboriginal children have been treated by their families and by the child protection system.

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2016
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