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Lack of representation in books is hurting LGBTQI+ families, Deakin study finds

Almost a third of Rainbow (LGBTQI+) families struggle to find books to share with their children that represent families "like theirs", according to preliminary survey results from a new Deakin University study.

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by Freya Lucas

SNAICC calls on NT Government to take immediate action and protect children in care

The Northern Territory Government needs to take swift action to address the systematic failures that have led to the continued abuse of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care, SNAICC – National Voice for our Children has said, spurred on by a recent investigative report.

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by Freya Lucas

Number of Australian families experiencing homelessness continues to rise

Australian early childhood education and care (ECEC) services are becoming increasingly more likely to be working with children and families who are experiencing homelessness due to poverty or adverse events, or who are living with the consequences of domestic and family violence.

2 weeks

by Freya Lucas

NAIDOC 2020 Poster winner announced - Congratulations Tyrown Waigana

Perth-based artist and designer, 23-year-old Tyrown Waigana has been announced as the winner of the prestigious National NAIDOC Poster Competition, with his entry Shape of Land judged by the National NAIDOC committee as being the best illustration of the 2020 NAIDOC theme of Always Was Always Will Be.

2 weeks

by Freya Lucas

NAIDOC dates move to November following COVID-19 restrictions

National NAIDOC Week celebrations will now be held from 8 - 15 November, following a decision by the National NAIDOC Committee (NNC) to postpone NAIDOC Week from the original July dates due to the impacts and uncertainty from the escalating COVID-19 pandemic across communities and cities.

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by Freya Lucas

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