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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.


Amanda King

‘Kids need to be back in community’: Amanda’s story

Amanda King is the Aboriginal Education Officer at Menindee Central School, near Broken Hill in Far West NSW. As well as working with kids in out-of-home care at the school, Amanda has worked with Kutanya Cultural Camps, a program which …

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aboriginal teacher and students

We haven’t closed the gap, but we have hope for the future

The Closing the Gap Report 2019 was released today, showing that after 10 years, only two out of seven targets are on track to address Aboriginal disadvantage.

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scores poorly

NSW Government continues to score poorly in new report

The NSW Government is failing across five out of seven measures to support Aboriginal children and families, according to our new report card released on the 11th anniversary of the Apology to the Stolen Generations.

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artwork competition

Enter our artwork competition for your chance to win an iPad

Are you young, Aboriginal and a deadly artist? We want you to help us create the signature artwork for our 2019 conference! We are looking for original artwork relating to the theme of keeping Aboriginal children and families strong.

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CAPO meeting with PM

AbSec welcomes partnership approach to close the gap

Together with our colleagues at other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peak bodies across Australia, we welcome the announcement of a formal partnership between governments and Aboriginal communities to close the gap.

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New report warns of an escalating national crisis for Aboriginal children

The rate at which Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are being removed from their families is an escalating national crisis.

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