Aboriginal peak bodies want more from child protection reforms

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Last week, the NSW government announced the creation of a ministerial advisory group and a Children’s Guardian role specifically focused on dealing with Aboriginal children in the child protection system and their over-representation.

Advocates say this is a step in the right direction but are calling for larger structural changes to be made to protect the next generation of Aboriginal kids.

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Monday, July 13 2020
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Featured in storyGareth Ward, Minister for Families, Communities and DisabilitiesDana Clarke, Chairperson, AbSecPaul Gray, Associate Professor at the Jumbunna Institute of Indigenous Education and ResearchDavid Shoebridge, Greens MP and spokesperson for Aboriginal justice
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