Out-of-home care

News - Fact check: Are Indigenous children 10 times more likely than non-Indigenous children to be living out of home

The ABC has recently conducted a fact check on the claim that "Indigenous children at the moment are 10 times more likely to be living out of home right now."

Report - Residential care for Aboriginal children and young people: Literature review

This report explores models of residential care that supports the identity, links to family and culture and wellbeing of Aboriginal young people.

Report - Moving to Prevention research report: Intensive family support services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

This report has been published by the Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC) and Griffith University.

Report - How effective partnerships can create a better future: Learnings from Bumps to Babes and Beyond

The Queen Elizabeth Centre (QEC) has recently published a white paper that documents the learnings about effective partnerships from its Bumps to Babes and Beyond program.

Cultural advisors for children in care (ACT)

In a new initiative the ACT Government has appointed five cultural advisors to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care.

SNAICC Conference 2015: Call for abstracts now open

Call for abstracts are now open for the 6th SNAICC National Conference.

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

Adelaide forum identifies strategies to stem number of children in out-of-home care

In a recent media release, SNAICC reports that a forum in Adelaide attended by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members, practitioners, service providers and researchers has identifi

Resource - Law and justice: prevention and early intervention programs for Indigenous youth

Over-representation of Indigenous young people in juvenile justice systems varies across states and territories, and has received significant media, policy and research attention in recent years, i