Lessons From The NT Royal Commission Must Be Learnt Across The Nation

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Related Project: Indigenous Justice

November 23, 2017

‘The NT Royal Commission’s final Report, released November 17, is an indictment of the NT Government’s failure to protect the most vulnerable children and young people in its care. Importantly, it has also drawn attention to the national crisis in child protection for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.

‘ While at risk of being overshadowed by its other findings and the horrifying abuse which took place in the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre, the Commission’s examination of systemic failures in child protection is compelling. And it is timely, given that the NSW Government is currently considering reforms to its child protection system.’

Huffington Post, 21 November 2017

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