Organisation

Family Matters

Report

The Family Matters report 2022

This year’s 'Family Matters' report is the third to be published following the development of the new National Agreement on Closing the Gap, which was entered into in July 2020. The report suggests that only limited progress has been made to redress over-representation and the...
Report

The Family Matters report 2021

The Family Matters report 2021 shows that Indigenous children continue to be removed from family and kin at disproportionate rates. This is despite overwhelming evidence about the harm this causes to children, families and communities.
Report

The Family Matters report 2020

This year’s Family Matters report is the first to be published following the new National Agreement on Closing the Gap, which was entered into in July 2020. This report focuses on what actions need to be taken to address the over-representation and the outcomes of...
Discussion paper

SNAICC options paper on the model for a National Commissioner for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children and Young People

This paper identifies a number of challenges and recommendations to the establishment of a National Commissioner for First Nations children and young people.
Article

Because of them, we must – Mick Dodson

Professor Mick Dodson is a Yawuru man from the southern Kimberley region of WA, Professor of Law at the Australian National University (ANU) College of Law, and the former Director of the National Centre for Indigenous Studies.