Posted by Jill Gallagher AO on 23 November 2017
Tags: custody, Koori kids, discrimination, holistic, therapeutic treatment, child protection, family support, family violence, restorative justice, intervention, community-based, culturally safe, inter-generational trauma, social determinants, youth incarceration rates, Royal Commission, community-led, prevention, prevention, Increased funding, early intervention, Increased funding, recommendations Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory, Victorian Government, Daniel Andrews, Labor Government, Ms Jill Gallagher AO, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, discrimination, State government, Aboriginal Victorians, Victorian Government, Aboriginal specific wellbeing, Aboriginal health, health and wellbeing, ACCHO, ACCO
You’ve probably heard by now that findings have been handed down by the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory.
Posted by Jill Gallagher AO on 16 November 2017
Tags: Treaty, VACCHO, recognition, Makarrata, Victorian Government, Uluru Statement from the Heart, Yes vote, marriage equality survey, Australian Parliament, Turnbull Government, Aboriginal Community Assembly, Victorian Aboriginal
The announcement of the Yes vote in the marriage equality survey has given me hope that Australians are also ready for some change when it comes to giving Aboriginal people a formal voice in the Australian Parliament.