Tag: Cultural Identity

Growing up safe and supported

Growing up safe and supported is this year’s theme for National Child Protection Week. We asked some of our team about what it means for children in care and youth detention to grow up safe and supported. This is what they said…

The role of food for rehabilitation within youth detention

The power of food and the role it plays in our everyday lives often goes unnoticed. But for the children and young people within Kurlana Tapa Youth Justice Centre, their food-related experiences are very different.

To challenge the unchangeable

As I settle into my new roles, I am greatly aware of the huge honour it is to take on the very important work of Guardian, Training Centre Visitor and Child and Young Person’s Visitor.

Farewell and thank you from the Guardian/TCV

As Penny Wright’s term draws to a close, she reflects on the last five years as Guardian and Training Centre Visitor and the privilege it has been to work with the children and young people along the way.

New report explores what it means to keep kids safe

A new report from the Australian Human Rights Commission shares the voices of hundreds of children and young people (including those in care and youth detention), and their families across Australia, about what they need to be safe and well, and what makes it hard to get help when they need it.

First glimpse of Nunga Oog

After two years in the making, Nunga Oog is well on its way to becoming a cuddly friend for Aboriginal children and young people in care.

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