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Apology anniversary to shine light on ongoing child removals
On the eve of the anniversary of Australia’s national apology to the Stolen Generations, Indigenous advocacy group Children's Gr...
Giovanni Torre 12 Feb 2024
First Nations child removal complaint filed in Human Rights Commission
Shine Lawyers has filed a complaint in the Australian Human Rights Commission against the New South Wales Department of Communit...
Giovanni Torre 31 Jan 2024
Report reveals under-funding, drastic Indigenous over-representation in SA child protection system
A new report reveals chronic under-funding is failing the most vulnerable children and young people in South Australia, and that...
Giovanni Torre 16 Jun 2023
US Supreme Court upholds law protecting Native American children's connection to family and culture
United States Supreme Court has preserved the system that gives preference to Native American families in foster care and adopti...
Giovanni Torre 15 Jun 2023
Child protection minister apologises to Aboriginal kids for failures of the system
Victoria's child protection minister has called the over-representation of First Nations children in the child protection system...
Mibenge Nsenduluka 12 May 2023
First Nations children's commissioners meet to tackle growing overrepresentation of Indigenous children in out-of-home care

Australian First Nations children’s commissioners and guardians met in Brisbane this week to explore strategies to improve the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander childr...

Giovanni Torre Jan 12, 2023
Indigenous children 10.4 times more likely to be in out-of-home care, more likely to be abused in out-of-home care - new report reveals

The 2022 Family Matters Report released Tuesday revealed a child protection system in crisis. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are 10.4 times more likely to be in ou...

Giovanni Torre Nov 23, 2022
US Supreme Court battle looms over right to keep First Nations children connected to their tribes

First Nations tribes in the United States are fighting three conservative states to maintain their right to keep Native children in the protection of their tribe. The Indian Chi...

Giovanni Torre Aug 17, 2022
Family focus helps keep kids home

Two pilot programs placing Aboriginal families at the centre of child protection decision making could help bring down WA’s high rate of Indigenous child removal. The Aboriginal F...

Giovanni Torre Dec 7, 2021
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