Understanding and applying the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP) recognises the importance of connections to family, community, culture and country in child and family welfare legislation, policy, and practice, and asserts that self-determining communities are central to supporting and maintaining those connections. […]
Fact Sheet for Educators The Australian Federal election is happening on 2 July…and we need your help to advocate for the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. Access to quality early learning services for children experiencing vulnerability is a critical predictor of a child’s successful transition to big school, lifelong education and employment […]
Fact Sheet for Parents The Australian Federal election is happening on 2 July…and we need your help to advocate for the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. The Jobs for Families Child Care Package has been introduced with the intention of creating a “…more affordable, flexible and accessible child care system…” however, evidence […]
Election priorities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children
Download File From June 2014 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander integrated early years and family support services – both Budget Based Funded and Children and Family Centres – face uncertain funding futures.
Visit Website The Australian Human Rights Commission provides access to a number of fact sheets concerning international human rights in Australia and overseas.
Visit Website Grandparents are very important people in our lives. They are our teachers. They give us love, support and security when we need it. Grandparents have a lot of experience and are very wise. Their opinions and advice can be useful. Grandparents often are able to do for their grandkids what they may not […]
Visit Website Our family is the most important part of our kids’ lives. Our family, including our extended family, have a big influence on how well our kids are able to cope with the things they have to face in life. As they get older it is important for them to be a part of […]
Visit Website Tough things for kids Sometimes kids can have stressful things happen to them. It might be when you get sick or if you have money problems. The arrival of a new baby, parents separating or fighting, moving to a new home, going into a new school, making new friends, being bullied, having a […]
Download File Storytelling is a very important part of our culture A long time ago our people told a lot of old stories. These were the stories of how things were made, how the animals grew or changed, how people lived and moved around. They told stories of why the birds sang, or why they […]