Responding to children at risk

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.

Article - Continuity, Engagement and Integration: Early Intervention in Remote Australian Aboriginal Communities

This journal article published in Australian Social Work reflects on the challenges of implementing preventive interventions for vulnerable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and their

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

Helping kids get to school: a job to be proud of

“I’m really happy to come and do this work, being a School Attendance Officer. I like to pick up kids and talk to them and encourage them to come to school.”

Positive signs from school attendance strategy

“Early data from schools targeted by the Australian Government’s Remote Schools Attendance Strategy shows 604 more students are attending school compared to last year across three state/territories

Shining a light on good practice in NSW: Stories from child protection and out-of-home care

The Shining a light on good practice in NSW report showcases stories of innovative, skilful practice across the child protection sector in NSW. The report highlights the experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people, with some insightful observations from the practitioners who work with them to improve their out-of-home care experience.

Resource: Developing capacity through partnerships

A promising model for capacity-building partnerships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services and on-Indigenous services

Written by Secratariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC) staff

A ground-breaking approach to building capacity for Aboriginal child and family service delivery is emerging in New South Wales. A partnership model is supporting two-way learning between mainstream non-government organisations (NGOs) and Aboriginal communities.

Campaign to improve Indigenous child protection

SNAICC, Australia's peak body for Indigenous families, is launching a year-long project to address the rising rate of Indigenous children being placed in out-of-home care.