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Aboriginal People Should Be Responsible for Aboriginal Children

DATE:  Thursday, 3rd June 2021  HEADLINE  Aboriginal People Should Be Responsible for Aboriginal Children   LEAD  Thirteen years ago, the formal apology to Australia's Indigenous peoples, particularly to the Stolen Generations, we see Government departments today, still removing Aboriginal Children from their families, culture, and communities without consultation or inclusion from Elders and at a rate higher than non-indigenous children and young people.   The Child Protection Party is disappointed to hear the removal of a baby from its biological mother just hours after being born due to a perceived threat of abuse and neglect.   BODY  We are nearing the end of National Reconciliation Week in Western Australia, a time for all to reflect and consider the history and future of Aboriginal people just thirteen...

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