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  • young aboriginal family

    Funding extension for

    crucial program for Aboriginal families

  • Journey - artwork by Lakkari Pitt

    Hearing the voices of

    Aboriginal people in child welfare

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    COVID-19 Community Impact Log

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    experiencing any issues due to COVID-19?

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A positive outlook after a challenging year: AbSec’s Annual General Meeting

The AbSec Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on Wednesday 24 February 2021, showcasing the achievements of the last 12 months, providing insight into some of the challenges and looking at the year ahead.

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Grants for community: Supporting our kids through COVID

To support Aboriginal community-controlled organisations during the COVID-19 pandemic, AbSec put together the Aboriginal Child and Family Sector Combined Community Response Grants program…

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National Anthem and History: Opinion

John Williams is the Public Officer of the Stolen Generations Council NSW/ACT. AbSec works closely with the Stolen Generations Council in providing a voice for, and supporting, the Stolen Generations and their descendants.

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A Christmas surprise for Aboriginal kids

Over the period leading up to Christmas, our local state MP Jo Haylen kicked off her annual Christmas toy drive. This year she chose to donate the contributions of new, unwrapped toys to AbSec, to go towards making sure 2020 ends on a high for every child.

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Stolen Generation Council returns to AbSec

After a brief period at Uniting, AbSec is happy to once again be hosting the Stolen Generations Council of NSW & ACT in our office and supporting them in their work providing a voice for the Stolen Generations.

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Winners of the NSW Aboriginal Child and Family Awards 2020

The NSW Aboriginal Child and Family awards are held annually by AbSec to acknowledge those working to support Aboriginal families throughout the state…

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Intensive Family Based Services Conference 2020

AbSec recently hosted the Intensive Family Based Services (IFBS) Conference 2020 across two days in beautiful Gumbaynggirr Country, Coffs Harbour.

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Logo Design Competition for Aboriginal Students

The Aboriginal Knowledge Circle will be advising the NSW Government on matters surrounding Aboriginal child protection and aims to make a difference to Aboriginal children and families – and we need your help to make a logo to represent us.

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