Indigenous families

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Journal article

Why validation is not enough: setting the scene for the implementation of the Kimberley Mum’s Mood Scale

This is an exploration of the Kimberley Mum’s Mood Scale (KMMS) to see if it can be clinically used as a culturally appropriate perinatal depression and anxiety screening tool for Aboriginal woman living in the Kimberley.
Report

NSW Government response to the Family is Culture review report

The NSW Government's response to the Family is Culture review report lays a foundation for the way forward to keep First Nations children with their parents and reduce the number of these children coming into care.
Report

Understanding the role of law and culture in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in responding to and preventing family violence

This is an exploratory study that has aimed to bring to light some perspectives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples from the Kimberley, Pilbara, Tiwi Islands, Mornington Peninsula and Darwin on family violence, with an emphasis on the positive role law and culture plays...
Report

Experiences of Indigenous women impacted by violence during COVID-19

This report from Women’s Safety NSW highlights the key issues and complexities facing Indigenous women and children impacted upon domestic and family violence during the COVID-19 health crisis.
Report

A report on engagements with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to inform a new national agreement on Closing the Gap

This report reflects on what Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people told the Coalition of Peaks and Australian governments what should be included in a new, national agreement on Closing the Gap.
Strategy

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing services plan 2018–2023

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Wellbeing Services Plan 2018-2023 presents a targeted and specific approach to Children’s Health Queensland’s five key health service directions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Position paper

SNAICC position on COVID-19 recovery reforms to strengthen early years supports for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

SNAICC provided a submission to the Federal Government based on consultation with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander early years network about the impacts of COVID-19 on First Nations children, families and services.
Strategy

Changing tracks: an action plan for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families 2020-2022

This action plan focuses on the changes needed to eliminate the disproportionate representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in the child protection system and to close the gap in life outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.
Briefing paper

Indigenous people in Australia and New Zealand and the intergenerational effects of incarceration

This report looks at the need to address and prevent intergenerational effects of incarceration of Indigenous peoples.
Article

Urban Aboriginal people face unique challenges in the fight against coronavirus

The government needs to turn its attention to the COVID-19 risks Indigenous people face in urban and rural areas.