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Working for a better future and outcomes for our children

8th SNAICC National Conference coming up in Adelaide in September – Registrations Open

SNAICC’s 8th National Conference is being held this year at the Adelaide Convention Centre from 2-5 September.

Delegates and speakers from around the country will gather at the conference to discuss challenges and share knowledge and experiences in growing up children with strong identity, strong culture and strong connection.

Key note speakers include:

  • Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of Indigenous peoplesand Indigenous leader from the Kankana-ey Igorot people of the Cordillera Region in the Philippines, and
  • Dr Moana Eruera, a Maori woman of Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Ruanui and Ngāti Rangiwewehi tribal descent with more than 30 years experience in social and community work including child protection, family violence prevention and Tribal research.

QATSICPP, SNAICC and Central Queensland Indigenous Development (CQID) are teaming up to present implementation of family-led decision making across Queensland, with examples of what works well and what stands in the way of effective strategies and partnerships required to collectively address the policy and systemic changes needed to support self-determination.

Early bird registrations are now open (closing 21 June). Find out more about becoming a SNAICC member here.

 

  • Child Protection Environment

    53.7%

    of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children were placed with a kinship or Indigenous carer.
  • Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak

    69,200

    There are 69,200 Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander children / young people in Queensland.