Download File SNAICC submission on the Family Support Program Future Directions Discussion Paper in which SNAICC asserts that different ways of working are required to strengthen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child and family wellbeing outcomes. Clear commitment to the development of capacity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander led and managed services and cultural […]
The fifth session of the Expert Mechanism took place from 9-13 July 2012 in Geneva at the United Nations Palais des Nations. Key reports discussed and adopted by the Expert Mechanism include: Follow-up report on Indigenous peoples and the right to participate in decision making, with a focus on extractive industries; Study on the role […]
SNAICC recently made two submissions for consideration in the inquiry being undertaken by the United Nations Secretary General for report to the UN General Assembly on the rights of the child, with a focus on the rights of Indigenous children. SNAICC made a submission on pertinent issues in Australia and a broader international submission as […]
Download File Promising Practices – Book 4 Indigenous responses to child protection issues Services providing culturally relevant child protection support for families involved in the child protection system bring an Indigenous perspective to child protection issues. They draw on the strengths of the communities and extended families of the children who are placed in out-of-home […]
Download File Twelve workshops for professionals in the field were delivered in 2007 across Australia to share the key characteristics and learnings from the project. These booklets profile what works well for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care, and promotes strategies to help organisations overcome barriers to effective practice.
Download File Promising Practices – Book 2 Assessing, training and recruiting Indigenous carers Successful assessment and training programs are carer-centred, responding to carers’ needs and feedback in their assessment and training programs. This is particularly the case with Indigenous assessment tools, which use a more relaxed, conversational style of getting information, and use community knowledge […]
Download File Promising Practices – Book 3 Comprehensive support for Indigenous Carers and young people Successful program managers and CEOs told us that developing strong relationships with external stakeholders was the key to getting funding agencies on board. Establishing effective relationships with external stakeholders also meant that agency staff became spokespeople for their organisation in […]
Download File The National Quality Agenda is initially focusing on long day care, family day care, outside-school-hours care and preschools it will eventually include all service types including Indigenous specific ‘budget-based’ services.
Download File A model for Improving Indigenous Access to Maternal Infant and Early Childhood Health and Family Services.