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The Aboriginal Child Placement Principle: improving compliance and ongoing connection to culture

21 July 2015  |  

Connection to community, family and culture is fundamental to wellbeing of Aboriginal people. However, approximately 70 per cent of Aboriginal children in out-of-home care in Victoria in 2013-14 were placed with non-Aboriginal carers. The Commission for Children and Young People is now inquiring into compliance with the intent of the Aboriginal Child Placement Principle.

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