33 First Nations children have died in custody since 1991. Jai Kalani Wright was one of them
[Tahnee Jash and Stephanie Boltje, ABC]
Lachlan Wright picks up a bunch of dried eucalyptus leaves displayed on a table. They are the same leaves used two years ago in a smoking ceremony to commemorate the death of his 16-year-old son.
Teaching Indigenous children their traditional language could be the key to greater education outcomes
Indigenous children could have much greater educational outcomes if Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups are more closely involved. First Nations Elders, senior leaders and representatives will present a co-design strategy at Parliament House in Canberra.
Advancing the careers of young First Nations health professionals
[by Eli Grynberg]
The Bupa Foundation has announced two First Nations university students, Kanisha Wills and Shenea Tipungwuti, as recipients of the 2024 Dr Evelyn Scott Scholarship. They both will receive $15,000 to support them with their studies and ambition to establish careers that make a positive impact on health outcomes amongst First Nations communities.
Reduction in Indigenous newborn removals by child protection services
[supplied by IUIH]
Australian research published this month shows women who received care through an innovative Indigenous-led model of maternity care were three times less likely to have their Indigenous newborn removed by child protection services than women who received standard maternity care.