Every day AbSec works to support Aboriginal children, families and communities to ensure targeted care is being delivered where it’s needed most. We invite you to partner with AbSec to ensure that our work continues to thrive and grow, today and into the future.
The Aboriginal Case Management Policy (ACMP) is designed for caseworkers and practitioners working with Aboriginal children, young people and families. The ACMP was developed through an engagement process involving Aboriginal communities, AbSec, Department of Communities and Justice and other key stakeholders.
Aboriginal Affairs NSW is a diverse agency with a broad remit where we work with many stakeholders. Our corporate narrative was developed in collaboration with people across the agency, and articulates what we do and how we do it.
Our vision is a world in which Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledge and cultures are recognised, respected, celebrated and valued. We are Australia’s only national institution focused exclusively on the diverse history, cultures and heritage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australia.
It’s our privilege to work to restore love to childhood through relationships that guide, support and have the power to help children heal. Loving relationships are their light out of the darkness.
Our work is love in action and our teams work with children, families, carers and professionals who share our passion and hope for these children.
AIFS are the Australian Government’s key research body in the area of family wellbeing. They conduct research to increase the understanding of Australian families and the issues that affect them.
KIDS HELP LINE
Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free (even from a mobile), confidential 24/7 online and phone counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.
1800 55 1800
CREATE Foundation is the national consumer body representing the voices of children and young people with an out-of-home care experience. We run programs and services across all Australian states and territories for children and young people in foster care, kinship care, and residential care.
The DCJ is the lead agency in the new Stronger Communities Cluster. DCJ will enable services to better work together to support everyone’s right to access justice and other help for families, and strengthen/bolster the promotion of early intervention and inclusion, with benefits for the whole community.
Useful dashboard linking many resources for local Lismore residents in times of disaster.
Statistics and listings of factsheets, forms, policies, publications, and research reports and also videos
Helping Australians have safer, more positive experiences online.
Families Australia is a national, not-for-profit, peak organisation that strives to improve the wellbeing of Australian families, especially the most vulnerable and marginalised.
Family Matters: Strong Communities. Strong Culture. Stronger Children is Australia’s national campaign to ensure Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people grow up safe and cared for in family, community and culture. Family Matters aims to eliminate the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care by 2040.
This website is designed to connect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with Australian Government policies and programs and raise awareness about the initiatives that affect you most.
Indigenous Allied Health Australia is a national, member-based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander allied health organisation. IAHA leads sector workforce development and support, to improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. IAHA work to towards all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and future generations, are; healthy, strong, thriving and self-determined.
Australia’s National Institute for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Research. We work for the health and wellbeing of Australia’s First Peoples through quality research, knowledge translation and by supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health researchers.
NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee. Its origins can be traced to the emergence of Aboriginal groups in the 1920′s which sought to increase awareness in the wider community of the status and treatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.
The National NAIDOC Awards recognise the outstanding contributions Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Do you know someone who has improved the lives of First Nation’s people in their communities and beyond? Who have promoted Indigenous issues in the wider community? Or who has shown excellence in their chosen field?
The National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA) is committed to improving the lives of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
The NIAA recognises that each community is unique. Our team includes people across Australia who work closely with communities to make sure policies, programs and services address these unique needs.
NSW Health is committed to promoting the health, safety and wellbeing of children and young people. Children and young people form one of the most vulnerable groups in our society. It is essential that NSW Health workers identify, consult and respond to instances where a child or young person is at risk of significant harm (ROSH).
The Office of the Children’s Guardian is an independent statutory authority in NSW Government. We promote and regulate the quality of child safe organisations, services and people.
Your complete and trusted online parenting resource
At raisingchildren.net.au, we provide free, reliable, up-to-date and independent information to help your family grow and thrive together. We’re funded by the Australian Government, reviewed by experts and non-commercial, so you know you can trust us.
Public education Foundation
Scholarship opportunities available to students in NSW public primary and high schools.
SNAICC is the national voice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children
All children deserve to thrive and fulfil their potential. We exist to see all
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children grow up healthy, happy and safe.
WellMob brings together online resources made by and for our mob. Here you will find websites, apps, podcasts, videos, helplines, social media and online programs all with a focus on social and emotional wellbeing.
Are you curious about what social and emotional wellbeing means for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children? Emerging Minds has worked with communities across Australia to create ‘The Whole Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child’ – a glimpse into the deep connections First Nations Peoples have to Country, culture, spirituality, family and community.