Reviewing implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle: Australian Capital Territory 2020
This report reviews the progress of the ACT Government in implementing the full intent of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP).
This document has been developed to help guide consultations to inform the successor plan for the National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children, particularly its dedicated focus on improving outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.
Queensland’s Deadly Ears Program aims to reduce the impact of ear disease and hearing loss on Indigenous children by providing a range of frontline services in remote areas. This report summarises the services provided by the program between 2007 and 2019.
This is the final report from the Northern Territory Government on the investigations into the findings of a retrospective cohort study on long-term Aboriginal residents living in the Gunbalanya-Kakadu area.
Models for a National Commissioner for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people: options paper
This paper outlines a proposed model for the establishment of a National Commissioner that is based on examples of strongest compliance and provides concrete guidance for federal government decision-makers on the key elements required to establish an effective National Commissioner.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.