Download File SNAICC has urged a parliamentary committee considering the Stronger Futures legislation for Northern Territory Aboriginal communities to reject the package of bills, recommending that it be redeveloped in accordance with international human rights laws to which Australia is bound. In its submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee, SNAICC argues that the […]
Download File All Australians have cause to celebrate if the recommendations made by the expert panel to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Australian Constitution are approved at a referendum. They should be excited by the prospect of bringing Australia’s founding political and legal document into the 21st century to reflect contemporary […]
Download File SNAICC National Executive member Lisa Coulson has told a major conference there is an urgent need for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child and family support services that are holistic and culturally appropriate to help build a stronger future for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Speaking at the Honouring the Child, Honouring […]
Download File SNAICC Chairperson launches new assessment tool to assist Aboriginal kinship carers SNAICC Chairperson Dawn Wallam has launched a groundbreaking new tool to empower Aboriginal kinship carers to identify needs, develop action plans and improve outcomes for children. The Winangay Aboriginal Kinship Care Assessment Tool, launched in Redfern today, was developed by the Winangay […]
Download File National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day (NAICD) is held on 4 August each year to celebrate the importance and value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people within family and community. This year’s NAICD theme is: “From small to big, growing stronger every day”. The theme salutes the […]
Download File This year’s National Aboriginal and Islander Children’s Day (NAICD) poster will feature the artwork of Jazmin Clark, a Year 5 student at Challa Gardens Primary School in the Adelaide suburb of Kilkenny. NAICD is held on 4 August every year to celebrate the importance and value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children […]
Download File National Aboriginal and Islander Children’s Day – Tuesday 4 August 2009 – ‘Good Child Protection: we do it better together’.