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Stolen Generations Working Partnership (SGWP)

Through the Stolen Generations’ Working Partnership, the Australian Government is inviting a partnership with Stolen Generations and their supporters to address the immediate and practical needs of the Stolen Generations. The majority of Stolen Generations are now over 45 years of age. Many are Elders or leaders in their family or community. Ongoing support is needed to deal with the daily experience of various types of trauma, loss and grief, and to help whole families and future generations to stop the cycle of trauma from continuing.

Mental Health Aspects of Persons Affected by Family Separation

Mental Health Aspects of Persons Affected by Family Separation (Australian Adoptee's Site)

Judith Bancroft emigrated from the UK over 20 years ago, is an adoptee and a mother of 2 teenage sons.    For the last 4 years Judith has been Coordinator of a Mental Health Program for the Perth Division of General Practice whose cornerstone was the provision of a free clinical psychology service for financially disadvantaged patients of GPs in the Division.

Stolen Generations of Aboriginal Children Tasmania Act 2006 (2006 - )

The Stolen Generations of Aboriginal Children Act 2006 established a five million dollar fund to enable the Tasmanian Government to make ex-gratia payments to members of the stolen generations. The Act also enabled children of deceased members of the stolen generations to apply for payment.

Report of the Stolen Generations Assessor, Department of Premier and Cabinet, Tasmania, 2008

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Indigenous Deaths in Custody (1989-1996) Report by Australian Human Rights Commission

Indigenous Deaths in Custody (1989-1996): A Report prepared by the Office of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission in 1996.

This is a very significant report with recommendations that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are still calling for to be actioned.

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