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AbSec urges parliament to back FIC Bill

AbSec urges parliament to back FIC Bill

The state’s peak Aboriginal organisations for children, families and legal services are urging NSW politicians to back the FIC bill, representing long-overdue reforms supporting Aboriginal kids in contact with the child protection system. The Children and Young...

South West Sydney carers: A new support group

South West Sydney carers: A new support group

On the 29th of November 2021, AbSec held its first Carer Support Group in South West Sydney. Carers from across South Western Sydney came together to share knowledge, have a yarn and brainstorm ways to support one another. The team at AbSec acknowledges that the past...

AbSec urges parliament to back FIC Bill

AbSec urges parliament to back FIC Bill

The state’s peak Aboriginal organisations for children, families and legal services are urging NSW politicians to back the FIC bill, representing long-overdue reforms supporting Aboriginal kids in contact with the child protection system. The Children and Young...

New support for Aboriginal children and young people on guardianship

New support for Aboriginal children and young people on guardianship

Aboriginal children and young people in the Hunter and South West Sydney areas who were shifted to guardianship orders from the out-of-home care system now have access to better support under the Aboriginal Guardianship Support Model initiative. After reforms to the...

South West Sydney carers: A new support group

South West Sydney carers: A new support group

On the 29th of November 2021, AbSec held its first Carer Support Group in South West Sydney. Carers from across South Western Sydney came together to share knowledge, have a yarn and brainstorm ways to support one another. The team at AbSec acknowledges that the past...

Essential food supplied for Aboriginal carers

Essential food supplied for Aboriginal carers

  COVID-19 has had a huge impact on Aboriginal communities throughout 2021. During this time, not only have additional measures been put in place to protect groups at greater risk from COVID-19, but essential services and activities have been difficult to provide...

Meet the winners of the 2021 NSW Aboriginal Child and Family Awards

Meet the winners of the 2021 NSW Aboriginal Child and Family Awards

The NSW Aboriginal Child and Family Awards recognise individuals and organisations going above and beyond to support Aboriginal families and improve outcomes for our children and young people throughout the state. Thank you to everyone who put forward nominations this...