Report—The family matters report 2017

Report—The family matters report 2017

30 November 2017

This report from the Family Matters campaign examines the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care.

This report has been published by the Family Matters campaign, led by SNAICC – National Voice for our Children.

The report examines progress made towards implementing evidence-informed solutions that aim to eliminate the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care. It highlights:

  • the over-representation of Indigenous children within child protection systems
  • the causes of over-representation in out-of-home care
  • the extent to which governments work in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to overcome the causes and consequences of over-representation.

Download the report via the Family Matters website.

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