Out-of-home care at ‘crisis point’ for First Nations children

Rachael Knowles - National Indigenous Times

"The removal of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children from their families is continuing nationally at an alarming rate according to the 2020 Family Matters Report," says this article from the National Indigenous Times. The report found that Indigenous children "represent 37 per cent of children in the out-of-home care but make up only six per cent of Australia’s population," according to the article.