The Family Matters Report 2019
There was mass interest in the Family Matters Report 2019 launch, with more than 50 separate media stories covering the launch and the issues raised in the report.
- The stolen generations never ended – they just morphed into child protection – Jacynta Krakouer, The Guardian
- What Andrew Bolt doesn’t understand about the causes of Aboriginal disadvantage – Philip Mendes, ABC Religion & Ethics
- Family Matters: Disturbing rise in Aboriginal kids removed from home – Bianca Hall, The Age
- Call for Indigenous childen’s strategy – Marnie Banger, Canberrra Times
- Number of Indigenous children in out-of-home care expected to double – SBS News
- Number of Indigenous kids removed from families at ‘crisis’ level – Carly Williams, Huffington Post
- ‘Not just statistics’: Number of Aboriginal children removed from home rises – Brooke Fryer, NITV News
- SNAICC says Family Matters reveals increasing crisis for children – Freya Lucas, The Sector
- Hope for children in care – Elspeth Kernebone, Bendigo Advertiser
Family Matters spokespeople also featured on a number of radio and television programs.
Family Matters Co-Chair Natalie Lewis appeared on:
Family Matters Co-Chair Richard Weston appeared on:
Call for the establishment for a national commissioner for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people
Family Matters and SNAICC – National Voice for our Children launched a joint position paper calling for the establishment of a national commissioner for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people.
Talking about the issue, SNAICC Chairperson Adjunct Professor Muriel Bamblett featured on:
Family Matters Co-Chair and SNAICC CEO Richard Weston featured on:
The call for a national commissioner for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people was also covered in the following articles: