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Meeting the needs of Aboriginal children and young people

Posted on: 9 April, 2012
Issue: Vol 12 No 2, April 2012 – June 2012
Related to Family violence Policies Adolescents Infants and young children Victoria

Cummins P, Scott D, Scales B (2012)
Meeting the needs of Aboriginal children and young people
:Victorian Government

This report section is part of the Report of the Protecting Victoria’s Vulnerable Children Inquiry which aimed to meet the needs, improve the lives and secure the rights of vulnerable children and young people residing in Victoria. This section of the report outlines the evidence for vulnerable Indigenous children and families. The report presents:

  • challenges faced by vulnerable Indigenous children and youth
  • risk factors
  • challenges of meeting the needs for vulnerable Indigenous children and families
  • submissions received
  • historical context and its impact on Indigenous people and communities.

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