Useful Resources

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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.

ABSEC WEBSITE

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.

ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS WEBSITE

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.

AIATSIS WEBSITE

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.

CHILDHOOD WEBSITE


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.

INDIGENOUS FAMILY RESOURCES

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

KIDS HELPLINE WEBSITE

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.

CREATE WEBSITE

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.

DCJ WEBSITE

Useful dashboard linking many resources for local Lismore residents in times of disaster.

DISASTER LISMORE WEBSITE

Statistics and listings of factsheets, forms, policies, publications, and research reports and also videos

RESOURCE WEBSITE

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.

FAMILIES AUSTRALIA WEBSITE

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.

FAMILY MATTERS WEBSITE

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 WEBSITE

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.

IAHA WEBSITE

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.

LOWITJA WEBSITE

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.

NAIDOC WEBSITE

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?

NAIDOC NOMINATIONS

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.

NIAA WEBSITE

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).

CHILD PROTECTION WEBPAGE

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.

OCG WEBSITE

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.

SNAICC WEBSITE

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.

WELLMOB WEBSITE

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