Victoria puts Aboriginal people in driving seat of child protection reform

Rachael Knowles - National Indigenous Times

"Victorian Minister for Child Protection Luke Donnellan announced $11.6 million for a national first pilot program which empowers Aboriginal-led teams to respond to child protection reports," says this article from the National Indigenous Times. "The programs will allow the teams from Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations (ACCOs) to work alongside the Department of Health and Human Services to support Aboriginal families within the child protection and care services system."