It is with some sadness, but a lot of excitement and optimism, that I write to inform you that our Family Matters Co-Chair Natalie Lewis will be resigning from her Family Matters role, to join the Queensland Family and Child Commission as its new Commissioner. In her four years with the Family Matters campaign, Natalie […]
Media Release The crisis of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children being over-represented in the child protection systems continues to escalate at an alarming rate, reveals The Family Matters Report 2019 The report also shows a growing trend towards permanent placement away from their families and that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children continue to […]
A Northern Territory teenager who ran away from 15 foster care homes and was forced to live on the streets said he longed to live with people from his own Indigenous culture.
The Queensland Government will invest $150 million to help reduce the rising number of Indigenous children in care.
Childcare centres across the country are recognising the valuable role early learning has in helping children understand and learn about the history, culture and lives of Indigenous Australia.