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Will you partner with us?

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.



We need your feedback on the Guardianship Program

AbSec and the Department of Communities and Justice are working together to design a system to support Aboriginal children/young people and their families who are part of the Guardianship Program. We would appreciate your help in our review of the Guardianship arrangements…”

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Cultural Connections Workshop – New Workshops

Our Cultural Connections Workshop helps child protection practitioners, agency staff and foster carers support Aboriginal children in care through effective cultural planning. New workshops available…”

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Growing up in child protection: Storme’s story

Storme was removed from his family when he was 1½ years old and put into a long-term placement with a male carer… There was no support from Government or social services to maintain his cultural identity and connections…”

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“I was one of the lucky ones”: Cody’s story

Cody McGrady Miller can still clearly remember the day he was removed from home, eight years ago…

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Jade Naden

‘Looking for a better life for children is looking at the families first’: Jade’s story

Jade Naden is a Wiradjuri and Gumbaynggir woman from Nambucca Heads, on the NSW mid north coast. At just 18 years old, she’s an early childcare worker, a Youth Ambassador with AbSec, and a proud advocate for her people and culture

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historic partnership

AbSec Welcomes Historic Partnership Agreement on Closing the Gap

AbSec has welcomed the signing of an historic Partnership Agreement on Closing the Gap between the Commonwealth Government, State and Territory Governments and the Coalition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peak Bodies.

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