Media Highlights

19 Sept | SBS & NITV | Forum targets staggering number of Aboriginal kids in care

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. 

12 Sept | NITV News & SBS World News | Police in riot gear removing Aboriginal children at ‘gunpoint’

This is National Child Protection week, promoting awareness and understanding of the importance of primary prevention to reduce child abuse and neglect in Australia. Last year, over 35-thousand Australian kids were proven to have been abused or neglected. NITV News takes a closer look at the process in which children are often removed… Click here to see more.

24 June | Living Black Special on Stolen Generations

Featuring Aunty Hazel (Grandmothers Against Removals), Aunty Karen Fusi (Brisbane Sovereign Aboriginal Embassy), Aunty Debra Swan (Former FACS worker), Aunty Jenny Munro (Sydney Aboriginal Tent Embassy), Uncle Albert Hartnett, Adam Hill and more!! Click here to read more. 

26 May | The Guardian | Sorry Day rallies call for changes to state child-protection regimes | Michael Safi

Hundreds of people rallied across Australia on National Sorry Day calling for urgent changes to state child-protection regimes, which organisers say are responsible for an “ongoing Stolen Generation”. Click here to read more.

26 May | The Guardian | Why I chose to quit my job in Aboriginal child protection | Debra Swan

Every year on National Sorry Day, events are held to remember the Stolen Generations of years gone by. This year, I will be joining protestshappening around the country to say that the forced removal of our children continues today in unacceptable numbers. In NSW, almost one in 10 Aboriginal children is in “out of home care”. I have seen the injustice, and how unfair this system is, with my own eyes. Click here to read more.

22 March | The Guardian | Another stolen generation: how Australia still wrecks Aboriginal families | By John Pilger

The mass removal of Indigenous children from their parents continues unabated – where is the outrage?  Click here to read more.

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