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Children's deaths in out-of-home care system spark calls for urgent reform
In the wake of the tragic death of a ten-year old Indigenous child in out-of-hom...
Dechlan Brennan 30 Apr 2024
Linda Burney says fixing child protection system must be top priority for WA government
Minister for Indigenous Australians Linda Burney has told the Western Australian...
Dechlan Brennan 24 Apr 2024
Indigenous teen in out of home care killed in high-speed car collision
A 15-year-old Indigenous teenager who had been in out of home care since the age...
Jess Whaler 23 Apr 2024
Regional NSW Aboriginal medical service reinstated as Out of Home Care provider
An Aboriginal medical provider in regional New South Wales is celebrating their...
Jarred Cross 29 Mar 2024
New online dashboard to help monitor over-representation of Indigenous children in out-of-home care in Queensland

The Queensland Family and Child Commission have launched a new dashboard to high...

Dechlan Brennan Mar 21, 2024
New report paints horrific picture of children in state care and detention

The following article contains graphic and disturbing details. Two children who...

Dechlan Brennan Mar 14, 2024
Indigenous groups urge reform of NSW child protection system

Indigenous organisations have responded to a series of troubling revelations in...

Dechlan Brennan Feb 6, 2024
New report finds racism at Victorian schools is impacting Indigenous children in care

Indigenous children in care in Victoria are facing barriers - including racism -...

Dechlan Brennan Nov 16, 2023
Child commissioners highlight complicated issues around out-of-home care in Victoria

A new report from the Commission for Children and Young People has highlighted t...

Dechlan Brennan Nov 2, 2023
New research shows "crisis" connection between out-of-home care and incarceration

New research demonstrates a clear link between out of home care and incarceratio...

Jess Whaler May 19, 2023
Victorian Children's Commission urges action as new data shows ongoing sexual exploitation of children in care

Warning: this article contains facts that may be particularly distressing to som...

Giovanni Torre Apr 5, 2023
Family Matters report continues calls for self-determination

SNAICC, the national voice for Indigenous children, have released their 2021 Fam...

Aaron Bloch Dec 9, 2021
NSW Government failing to keep First Nations kids with family

Two-years after a landmark independent review into the New South Wales child pro...

Rachael Knowles Nov 8, 2021
Aboriginal boy left in apartment for over a year budget estimates reveals

A 12-year-old Aboriginal boy spent over 300 days alone in an apartment as part o...

Rachael Knowles Nov 3, 2021
Indigenous out-of-home care services transferred to community hands

One of Australia’s largest providers of out-of-home care will transfer service f...

Sarah Smit Sep 23, 2021
Disability Royal Commission hears First Nations experiences of out-of-home care

Content warning: This article contains reference to suicide. Please refer to the...

Rachael Knowles Sep 20, 2021
Rollout of WA child protection reform labelled 'tortoise-like'

A Western Australian trial of Aboriginal Family Led Decision Making (AFLDM) in t...

Sarah Smit Jun 10, 2021
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