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First Peoples families

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Indigenous families
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Report

A decade of data: findings from the first 10 years of Footprints in Time

This report follows the developmental pathways of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children focussing on what helps Indigenous children ‘grow up strong’.
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

National framework for protecting Australia's children 2021-2031: successor plan consultation report

From late March 2021 until the end of April 2021, SNAICC conducted a series of national consultations to guide the co-design of the successor framework to the National framework for protecting Australia’s children. This consultation report provides details on the consultation process and feedback from...
Journal article

Improving the engagement of Aboriginal families with maternal and child health services: a new model of care

The purpose of this paper is to outline the Early Assessment Referral Links (EARL) concept that was trialled in the Glenelg Shire in Victoria, Australia (2009–2014) to improve the engagement of Aboriginal families in maternal and child health (MCH) services.
Report

Make healing happen: it's time to act

This report provides an insight into the experiences of Stolen Generations survivors, and the extent and complexity of their contemporary needs as they grow older. It presents demographic data about where Stolen Generations survivors and their families live, and it considers the impact of forced...
Report

Keeping our kids safe: cultural safety and the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations

This resource is intended to support organisations engaging with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children to implement the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations in a culturally-safe way.
Report

Connecting to Country: an Australian Indigenous metagenomics strategy, environmental scan and research gap report

The purpose of this report is to assist the Indigenous Australian Genomics Committee of the Department of Health in identifying current research, clinical services and consumer engagement activities in the genomics field that are of relevance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Literature review

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families in Australian Coroners Courts

Coroners Courts in many jurisdictions throughout Australia are seeking ways to ensure their processes and practices are culturally sensitive, particularly for supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islands families. This report provides a sound base for reviewing culturally sensitive practices within the coronial system.
Policy report

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).
Policy report

Reviewing implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle: Northern Territory 2020

This report reviews the progress of the NT Government in implementing the full intent of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP).
Policy report

Reviewing implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle: South Australia 2020

This report reviews the progress of the South Australian Government in implementing the full intent of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP).
Policy report

Reviewing implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle: Victoria 2020

This report reviews the progress of the Victorian Government in implementing the full intent of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP).
Policy report

Reviewing implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle: New South Wales 2020

This report reviews the progress of the NSW Government in implementing the full intent of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP).
Policy report

Reviewing implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle: Queensland 2020

This report reviews the progress of the Queensland Government in implementing the full intent of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP).
Policy report

Reviewing implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle: Tasmania 2020

This report reviews the progress of the Tasmanian Government in implementing the full intent of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP).
Guide

Turning the tide

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.
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

SNAICC COVID-19 ongoing impacts survey report

This survey report highlights the ongoing effects of the pandemic on the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families, identifying several domains that have been significantly impacted.
Report

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.
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.