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Policy Paper: Service Development, Cultural Respect and Service Access Policy

August 2008

Policy Paper identifying the rights Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities have in the development of their own community services, outlining the important roles non-Indigenous services can play in developing programs that respect cultural rights and identity and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community organisations.

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Characteristics of promising Indigenous out-of-home care programs and services

November 2007

Report that identifies the characteristics of promising out-of-home care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander carers and children.

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Through Young Black Eyes (2007 Edition)

October 2007

A handbook to protect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children from the impact of family violence and child abuse.

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Remember Me: Commemorating the Tenth Anniversary of the Bringing Them Home Report

September 2007

Publication commemorating the tenth anniversary of the release of Bringing Them Home, the report of the National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from their Families.

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National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day Activity Kits

August 2006

A collection of National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day Activity Kits for Educators and Families.

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Policy Statement: Achieving Stable and Culturally Strong Out-of-Home Care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children

November 2005

Policy statement outlining best model of out-of-home care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and how government can achieve it.

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Indigenous Parenting Project: Main Report

July 2004

Report advocating for the development of new parenting initiatives for communities to address the effects of dispossession, including the introduction of resources for Indigenous family issues in policy development, research and development, program planning and service delivery.

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Early Childhood Case Studies

January 2004

Collection of case studies identifying and showing examples of good practice or innovation in programs working with young Indigenous children and their carers.

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Response Paper: Towards the Development of a National Agenda for Early Childhood

May 2003

Response Paper contributing the consultation process in the development of a National Agenda for Early Childhood, outlining SNAICC's views, insights and recommendations on key aspects of early childhood development.

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State of Denial: the Neglect & Abuse of Indigenous Children in the Northern Territory

January 2003

Study investigating the reasons for the lower recorded rates of child abuse and neglect and child removal for Indigenous children in the Northern Territory, concluding that the NT has the highest levels of hidden or ignored child abuse and neglect in Australia and that the child protection system in the NT is seriously failing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and their families.

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Proposed Plan of Action for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect in Aboriginal Communities

May 1996

Research report outlining the suggested strategies of the proposed plan of action for the prevention of child abuse and neglect in Aboriginal communities.

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Through Black Eyes: Family Violence Resource Handbook

January 1991

The purpose of this handbook is to help individuals, families, leaders, services and communities protect Indigenous children from family violence and child abuse by presenting relevant information about these matters in a simple, clear and practical manner.

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