From the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples website Joint Statement from Congress member organisations on the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses into Child Sexual Abuse The absence of specific mention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, or acknowledgement of the traumatic history of our Peoples’ involvement with institutions in the Royal Commission’s Terms […]
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has a new-look website. Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse website. The website is now more user-friendly and interactive, and provides greater detail on the Royal Commission and associated research, papers and documents. The website provides links to other organisations and support […]
Download File This SNAICC research report considers Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation in child protection decision-making. The report analyses current legal, policy and systems effectiveness in enabling the voice of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in decisions made for their children.
Visit Website The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations has developed a report outlining the continued growth of the early childhood sector. Child Care in Australia examines the substantial growth of the sector and details current early childhood sector trends.
Download File A promising model for capacity building partnerships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services and non-Indigenous services – SNAICC resource published together with AbSec that profiles a groundbreaking new approach to developing the capacity of Aboriginal out-of-home care agencies through partnerships with mainstream organisations.
The Royal Commission into Institutional responses to Child Sexual Abuse wants to hear from individuals who have been involved in the ‘Towards Healing’ process. In 1996, the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and Catholic Religious Australia adopted ‘Towards Healing: Principles and Procedures in Responding to Complaints of Sexual Abuse against Personnel of the Catholic Church in […]
Visit Website The Royal Commission has developed answers to frequently asked questions to provide assistance to people who wish to contact us and tell their story. As we proceed with our inquiries, the list of questions and answers will grow and may change.
Emeritus Professor Judy Atkinson is a Jiman (central west Queensland) and Bundjalung (northern New South Wales) woman, with Anglo-Celtic and German heritage. In 2011 she was awarded the Fritz Redlick Memorial Award for Human Rights and Mental Health from the Harvard University program for refugee trauma.
April and Krista are two young indigenous women who share their experiences of promoting self-determination and the full realisation of Indigenous rights in Australia at both a grassroots and International level.
Associate Professor Cynthia (Cindy) Kiro is of Maori descent and the Head of the School of Public Health at Massey University, New Zealand. She has worked for over 20 years in a wide range of community organisations promoting Maori wellbeing and the wellbeing of children and young people.