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Aboriginal Child, Family and Community Care State Secretariat (AbSec)


Hearing the voices of Aboriginal people in child welfare

This case studies in this report will inform policymakers and the general public about the challenges facing Aboriginal children and their families in the child protection system.

Aboriginal family preservation and restoration model guidelines

This paper outlines a model framework developed by AbSec in partnership with Aboriginal Community controlled Organisations (ACCO) Intensive Based Family Services practitioners and Protecting Aboriginal Children Together (PACT) practitioners.

Strong communities strong kids: NSW Aboriginal Child & Family Conference 2019

The NSW Aboriginal Child & Family Conference put the focus firmly on strategies for involving Aboriginal youth, families and communities in developing services and policies that lead to system change.

Aboriginal workforce development statewide strategy 2020–2025

This strategy document identifies ways to strengthen the Aboriginal workforce as part of the government’s commitment to achieve better outcomes for Aboriginal children and families.
Position paper

AbSec’s position on Indigenous data sovereignty

Aboriginal Child, Family and Community Care State Secretariat (AbSec)'s position paper regarding data sovereignty regarding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people being able to exercise authority over data about children and families.