The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP) was designed to recognise the importance of safe care within family and culture to the best interests of children and to ensure that actions that caused the Stolen Generations are not repeated. Its elements span both prevention of entry to out-of-home care and reunification to […]
“We believe our communities, our families, and our cultures hold the answers, the capacity, and the deep commitment to lead and improve outcomes for our young children.” SNAICC Deputy Chairperson Sue Anne Hunter has delivered a keynote presentation at The First 1000 Days Symposium, a discussion on the research project being developed by Onemda VicHealth […]
About Family Matters Family Matters is coordinated by a committed group of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous organisations, led by SNAICC, and supported by a broad base of highly regarded state and national peak bodies and non-government organisations (NGOs). The initiative aims to turn the tide on the continuing systematic removal of Aboriginal […]
The number of indigenous children removed from their families is projected to triple in the next two decades unless high rates of parental neglect and abuse are reversed.
PM: Meet with First Peoples Today, on the first day of Federal Parliament, national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leadership organisations delivered a strong message to Prime Minister Turnbull, his government and the Parliament: the relationship with the First Peoples of this nation must be reset. The national representative body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait […]