Family Matters National Forums

M E D I A R E L E A S E 29 August 2014 Adelaide forum identifies strategies to stem the soaring number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care A forum in Adelaide on 27 August attended by 170 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members, practitioners, service providers and […]

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2013 Australia – Significant Aboriginal Dates in Aboriginal History

Sunday 4th August 2013 National Aboriginal and Islander Children’s Day is celebrated on 4 August each year. Today is the 26th Anniversary of this special day. The 2012 National Aboriginal and Islander Children’s Day theme was “Our Children, Our Culture, Our Way” “… we walked through the rainforest, collated nature and made nature hangings… the mums […]

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In the Media – WARNING OF ANOTHER STOLEN GENERATION

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 The Koori Mail Australia faces the very real prospect of another Stolen Generation unless it stems the tide of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children being placed in out-of-home care, the country’s lead Indigenous children’s advocacy body says. And it says Indigenous children in care must be supported to remain connected […]

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Lest we forget…Recommendations have not been implemented!

Lest we forget…Recommendations have not been implemented! The Report: http://www.humanrights.gov.au/social_justice/bth_report/index.html The Recommendations: http://www.humanrights.gov.au/social_justice/bth_report/report/appendices_9.html We are calling on people all around Australia and overseas to use the power of the pen to write strong worded letters to every politician you know. Politicians do not take any notice of telephone calls or emails so we encourage you […]

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