Indigenous children

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Submission

Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service submission to the Department of Premier and Cabinet consultation on Victorian Youth Strategy

This submission focuses on the rights of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander children and young people involved in the criminal, civil and family law systems.
Report

Barhava report: Indi Kindi impact report

This report demonstrates how Indigenous programs that are strengths-based, designed with and led by the community, and – most importantly – put Indigenous peoples at the centre, are more likely to close the gap and deliver tangible and transformative impact on communities as a whole.
Report

Beyond therapy: the multiple benefits of using a service-learning model to enhance paediatric therapy in a remote area school

Flinders University researchers led a collaborative initiative between health and education staff that provided two four-week blocks of intense physiotherapy services at an additional needs school in Alice Springs. This report has been released to inform future service-learning placements in the same and comparable contexts.
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.
Journal article

The impact of hearing impairment on early academic achievement in Aboriginal children living in remote Australia: a data linkage study

This study aimed to investigate prevalence of otitis media (OM) and related hearing loss in Aboriginal children living in the Northern Territory (NT) of Australia.
Report

Te Kuku O Te Manawa: Moe ararā! Haumanutia ngā moemoeā a ngā tūpuna mō te oranga o ngā tamariki

For this report, the authors examined the experiences and outcomes of pēpi (young children) in the statutory care and protection system; and conducted an environmental scan of relevant rangahau and mātauranga Māori to provide a te ao Māori perspective on this issue.
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...
Article

The budget has more money for school programs for Indigenous boys than girls

This article investigates why Indigenous boys’ programs receiving significantly higher funding than programs for Indigenous girls.
Report

Indigenous Advancement Strategy — Children and Schooling program and Safety and Wellbeing program

The ANAO conducted separate audits of the Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) Children and Schooling program and the Safety and Wellbeing program, the findings and conclusions of which are presented in this report. The objective of the audits was to assess the effectiveness of the Department...
Article

Indigenous children are leaving out-of-home care to uncertain futures. This is the support they need

Little is known about the experiences of Indigenous children in out-of-home care, or the effectiveness of existing services to support their transition to adulthood.