Child abuse and neglect

Report - Towards a Queensland action plan for vulnerable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families

This report from the Queensland Government discusses how an action plan to respond to vulnerable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families will be developed.

Report - Social Justice and Native Title Report 2015

This report, released by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, examines the enjoyment and exercise of human rights by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

News - Family Matters: kids safe in culture, not in care

SNAICC has provided an update on the Family Matters project and encourages participation in its workshop at the SNAICC Conference next week.

News - Information sharing inspires healing: new portal for the HealthInfoNet

Edith Cowan University's Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet, in partnership with the Healing Foundation, is developing a healing portal on the HealthInfoNet website.

Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage: Key Indicators 2014

This report by the Productivity Commission examines whether policies and programs are achieving positive outcomes for Indigenous Australians.

SNAICC Resource - Safe for Our Kids

The “Safe for our Kids: A guide to family violence response and prevention for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families” (the Guide) resource provides a guide for best practice s

Empowering Indigenous communities to prevent child abuse and neglect

"The policies of removing children have had a profound and enduring effect on the emotional and social well-being of generations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people," writes Fiona Arney

Whose voice counts? Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation in child protection decision-making

This SNAICC research report considers Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation in child protection decision-making. The report analyses current legal, policy and systems effectiveness in enabling the voice of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in decisions made for their children.

Download the full report from SNAICC (PDF)