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    AbSec Artwork Competition:

    Vote for your favourite

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    COVID-19 Community Impact Log

    Are you, or others around you
    experiencing any issues due to COVID-19?

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    Important information

    Protecting our communities from Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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    Information relating to COVID-19

    for the Aboriginal Child, Family & Community Services Sector

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are warned that this web site may contain images of deceased people.

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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.


Artwork competition finalists

AbSec Artwork Competition: Vote for your favourite

We have collated a shortlist of finalists in our Artwork Competition. Which artwork do you think best reflects the theme of the Competition, “Our continuing journey”? Vote now for your favourite!

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Jamie Newman

Working together towards self-determination: The care of Aboriginal kids in Aboriginal hands

AbSec plays an important role in building the capacity of Aboriginal Community-Controlled Organisations (ACCOs) to ensure they are ready to assist Aboriginal children and families in need of support…

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This Sorry Day, child removals remain a major issue for Aboriginal communities

As the nation pauses tomorrow to reflect on the multitude of injustices suffered by the Stolen Generations, AbSec CEO Tim Ireland has renewed calls for changes to the modern day NSW child protection system to ensure that history does not repeat itself…

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Creativity Competition for Kids and Young People – Winning entries announced

AbSec would like to thank all the kids and young people, and their parents/carers, who submitted entries to our Creativity Competition. We have now judged the winning entries. Check out the magnificent creativity of Aboriginal kids and young people that is out there…

View the winning entries
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Back to school

From Monday 25 May, all students, from kindergarten to year twelve, will be required to attend school five days a week. Rolls will be marked as normal and unexplained absences will be followed up. The Government advises that parents or carers of children with pre-existing health conditions should discuss any concerns with their school principal…

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What we heard at the Aboriginal Child and Families Outcomes Framework Workshops

Across February and March 2020, AbSec hosted 11 community workshops around NSW to gather your views on outcomes for Aboriginal children and families, particularly those impacted by the child protection system…

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Important information: Protecting our communities from Coronavirus (COVID-19)

AbSec would like to acknowledge the significant impact Coronavirus (COVID-19) is having on communities and individuals across the world … To comply with current health alerts for public gatherings and visits to vulnerable groups …

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Family is Culture

The Family is Culture campaign is calling on the NSW Government to make urgent reforms to address the child protection system’s disproportionate impact on Aboriginal children and their families.…

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