The Australian Senate today passed a Greens’ motion recognising that the ongoing rate of removal of Aboriginal children from their families in NSW risks creating another Stolen Generations. Click here to read more.
NITV News continues to follow the story of a family in Moree who had 8 children removed from their care in January. Click here to see more.
Grandmothers Against Removals NSW (GMAR) and Amnesty Action Group Newtown will co-host a public forum in Sydney at 6.30pm tonight to highlight the national crisis of ongoing Stolen Generations and condemn the role of police in the forced removals of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (TSI) children. Click here to read more.
A forum has been held in Sydney to address the high numbers of Aboriginal children living in out-of-home care. Click here to read more.
Indigenous activists will join the fight to prevent – what they describe as “another generation of forced child removal” in Sydney tonight. Click here to see more.
While Police dispute the family’s version of events – in particular relating to the use of firearms – the father told Malarndirri McCarthy in part 2 of her in depth interview with him recently, that he is yet to receive an explanation for the removal and that he wants an apology for the trauma inflicted on his family.
NITV News Political Correspondent Myles Morgan is traveling with the Prime Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Tony Abbott. Today – he took the opportunity to ask Mr Abbott about the Moree incident and the use of helmeted OSG officers in the removal of children. Click here to see more.