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Media releases

The following are media releases currently available.

Please direct all media inquiries to the AbSec Communications Team at media@absec.org.au.

Wednesday 23 June 2021 – Mixed bag NSW Budget disappoints for Aboriginal children

Wednesday 25 May 2021 – On Sorry Day it’s time to learn from the mistakes of the past and protect Aboriginal children

Thursday 11 March 2021 – AbSec appoints John Leha as CEO

Wednesday 11 November 2020 – Opportunity for reform to protect Aboriginal children in upcoming budget

Monday 3 August 2020 – New Closing the Gap targets look to create a brighter future for Aboriginal children

Tuesday 21 July 2020 – Decision to increase fees for social work degrees to severely impact Aboriginal communities

Thursday 9 July 2020 – NSW Government delivers unremarkable response to the Family is Culture Review

Monday 25 May 2020 – This Sorry Day, child removals remain a major issue for Aboriginal communities

Monday 2 March 2020 – Call for immediate action to reform child protection for Aboriginal children

Thursday 13 February 2020 – Urgent reforms needed for Aboriginal families in the NSW child protection system

Friday 8 November 2019  Family is Culture Review provides crucial new opportunity for Aboriginal child protection reform

Wednesday 20 February 2019 – $11 million less spent on family supports for children at risk of harm in NSW. Next NSW government must invest in families

Wednesday 13 February 2019 – NSW Government continues to score poorly in new report

Tuesday 5 February 2019 – AbSec and wider community sector call for more essential services to address inequality