Category: Indigenous

NAIDOC
NAIDOC Week 2024: Embracing First Nations Culture

At OzChild, we believe in the power of community and the importance of honouring the diverse cultures that make up our nation. NAIDOC Week is a significant event in our…

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Event, Indigenous
Now More Than Ever

In a world marked by division and discord, National Reconciliation Week (NRW) serves as a beacon of hope, urging us to strive for unity, understanding and justice. As we embark…

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First Nations, Indigenous, News
A Call to Reevaluate Australia Day

The 26th of January has long been a day of national pride and celebration, a day where people celebrate “Australia Day”. However, as societal awareness evolves, there is a growing…

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Indigenous, News
Not a date to celebrate

This Australia Day, we encourage you to stand with First Nations People and share the message, January 26 is not a date to celebrate.

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Indigenous, News
National Aboriginal & 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

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 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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Acknowledgement of Country


OzChild acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we live and work. We acknowledge their cultures are living ones, which relate to their ongoing connection to all things living and non-living on land, sea and sky.

We pay our respect to Elders past and present.

May the children of today lead us to a brighter tomorrow.

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