Category: Indigenous

Indigenous, News
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day

On Tuesday 4 August across the nation we celebrate National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day.

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Indigenous, News
Closing the Gap target for children in out-of-home care not being met

Our ability to effect real change is not being met. The right to self-determination by Indigenous communities through the delivery of high-quality, culturally safe, and responsive programs and services that meet the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across the country is not being delivered.

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Indigenous, News
More than a word. Reconciliation takes action

Reconciliation Australia’s theme for this year’s National Reconciliation Week is More than a word. Reconciliation takes action, – urging the reconciliation movement towards braver and more impactful action.

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Indigenous, News
Close the Gap Day

Today is Close the Gap Day. To think, in Australia, the gap for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples is widening rather than closing is almost hard to believe.

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Indigenous
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day is celebrated each year on August 4 and is a time for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to celebrate their children,…

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Indigenous
A message from our Chief Executive Officer, Dr Lisa J Griffiths

NAIDOC Week is a wonderful time for all Australians to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. I am pleased to see the celebrations…

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Indigenous
Number of Aboriginal children in out-of-home-care system continues to rise

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children deserve the same opportunities as all other children yet they are now 10 times more likely to be removed from their families than non-Indigenous…

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