Organisation

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency

Strategy

Framework to reduce criminalisation of young people in residential care

This framework aims to reduce the unnecessary and inappropriate contact of young people in residential care with the criminal justice system. The framework establishes a commitment across state government departments, Victoria Police and residential care service providers.
Commentary

'My mob is telling their story and it makes me feel good’: here’s what Aboriginal survivors of child sexual abuse told us they need

A report of a study conducted alongside the Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency, an Aboriginal community controlled organisation. The purpose of this study was to establish healing solutions for Aboriginal suvivors of sexual abuse.
Discussion paper

VACCA discussion paper on treaty, self-determination and the Aboriginal community-controlled services sector

The purpose of this paper is to explore the possible implications of Treaty for Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations (ACCOs), highlight international examples of how treaty holders and Aboriginal agencies have established agreements for service delivery, advocacy and support, and provide some options on how similar...
Submission

Submission to the Inquiry into a Legislated Spent Convictions Scheme

VACCA's submission directly responds to s3 of the Terms of Reference for this inquiry: in considering the need for and design of a legislated spent convictions scheme, the Committee should have regard to the experience of groups in our community who suffer particular disadvantage due...
Submission

VACCA Submission in response to the Royal Commission inquiry into Victoria’s mental health services

VACCA’s submission is based on our unique position as an ACCO providing a suite of services across the state supporting children, young people, families and community members. We have protected and promoted the rights of Aboriginal children and families for over forty years.