Prosody Blog

Articles and conversations dedicated to innovation, research and practice with children and young people in need of support, protection and care

August 14, 2018

Doolann Leisha Eatts Because of her, I can.

Glenda Kickett honours her mother, Doolan Leisha Eatts.  A strong a strong Whadjuk and Ballardong woman raised on a mission in Western Australian. Doolan overcame much to raise her siblings, her children and serve her community as an elder and keeper of culture and language.  Glenda has taken the opportunity offered by NAIDOC week 2018 to share why she celebrates her Mum, knowing that it is because of her, that she can.

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June 1, 2018

Healing the Past by Nurturing the Future

A new Aboriginal-led project aims to learn how to identify and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander parents who have experienced complex trauma in their own childhoods. 

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May 28, 2018

National Reconciliation Week 2018

Today is the beginning of National Reconciliation Week, which encourages us to reflect on our relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the First Peoples of this land and non-Indigenous peoples.

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April 19, 2018

Understanding and Applying the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle

SNAICC discuss and share their recently launched resource guide to the implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP). 

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April 5, 2018

Bringing Them Home 20 years on: an action plan for healing

Today marks the 21st anniversary of the Bringing Them Home: Report of the National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from their Families.

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August 12, 2016

Looking forward – a commitment to better outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people.

An exploration of the 6 principles the Australian Childhood Foundation has committed to in support of better outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people.

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September 21, 2015

Kinship and Relative Carers – Part 2

The second in a two-part series looking at Kinship Carers, this time looking at the support needs of Aboriginal kinship carers.

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