Published by Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Care (SNAICC)
Copyright © SNAICC 2012
Concept: Sue Beecher
Research and content development: Emily Cheesman and Allara Ashton
Editing: Kate Foord and Giuseppe Stramandinoli
Graphic design: Guy Hancock
Art: Richard McClean Ikanbala (Yadhakana/Wuthaiti) and Melissa Brickell (Yorta Yorta/Wiradjeri)
Support: Sandy Barber (Yorta Yorta/Wurundjeri)
Printing: PostScript Printing and Publishing
SNAICC would like to thank everyone who was involved in the development and design of this
resource. SNAICC thanks KARI Resources Inc. (NSW), Redfern Aboriginal Housing Company
(NSW) and Aborigines Advancement League (Vic) for sharing their stories with us and allowing
us to include their experiences in this resource. SNAICC also thanks all the respondents to our
Thank you to Joanne Borg (Biripi), Ashlee Tennyson (palawa), Giuseppe Stramandinoli and Susan
Salmon for appearing in the photos used in this resource.
SNAICC acknowledges Elders and Traditional Custodians of lands and seas across Australia.