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Frank Hytten (SNAICC) – Support for children and families

This radio show looks at the funding cuts to programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.   The interview is with Mr Frank Hytten, the Chief Executive Officer of the Secretariat of... read on

Update on Remote School Attendance Strategy on the APY Lands

The Remote School Attendance Strategy involves School Attendance Officers working with schools, families, parents, and community organisations to ensure all children go to school every day. The Remote School Attendance Strategy started in the first... read on

Andrea Mason: ‘Empowered Communities’ – Part 2

This is the second part of an interview recorded on 15 September 2014 with the Coordinator of the NPY Women’s Council, Ms Andrea Mason. In Part Two, we continue the conversation about the “Empowered Communities”... read on

Child protection protocols still under review

Update on Terms of Reference for Review of APY Child Protection Protocols. Following our last post on 21 August 2014 (Child protection protocols still under review – with or without terms of reference?), indicating that... read on

Mr Steven Marshall gives an update

This interview is with the Leader of the South Australia Liberal Party and Leader of the Opposition, Mr Steven Marshall. In July this year, Mr Marshall had indicated that he was planning a trip to the APY... read on

Commissioner for Victims Rights

The Paper Tracker interview on 14 April 2014 with South Australia’s Commissioner for Victims Rights, Michael O’Connell, focused on the capability and will of agencies and organisations to ensure and protect the rights of victims,... read on

Child protection protocols under review

Two months after a review of the APY Lands child protection protocols began, its Terms of Reference have not been finalised... read on

Government responses to Mullighan Inquiry

In 2007, the South Australian Parliament established an inquiry into child sexual abuse on the APY Lands. This included setting up a process for monitoring government responses to the inquiry’s 46 recommendations... read on

Child protection jobs still empty on APY Lands

The Mullighan Inquiry called for two child protection workers to be based on the APY Lands to respond to mandatory notifications of suspected sexual abuse. While the State Government continues to claim that it has ‘fully implemented’ this recommendation, for the past year both of these positions have stood empty... read on

Interview with Dr Jon Jureidini

Dr Jon Jureidini is the Senior Child Psychiatrist with the SA Government’s Child and Adolescent Mental Health Program (CAMHS). In this interview, he talks about the mental health of children and young people in Anangu communities... read on

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