Indigenous imprisonment, suicide and self harm rates have risen, report finds
[Lorena Allam, The Guardian]
Rates of Indigenous imprisonment, suicide and self-harm have risen over the past four years, and the number of Aboriginal children being taken into out-of-home care has tripled, according to the Productivity Commission’s four-year report on overcoming Indigenous disadvantage (OID).
Taipans Indigenous Program visits Cape York and Torres Strait
[by Gavin Broomhead]
The popular Sea Swift Taipans Indigenous Program has completed another successful visit to remote Far North Queensland communities, recently delivering sessions to hundreds of local students on Thursday Island and Bamaga.