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Working for a better future and outcomes for our children

Bringing them Home Report

This day marks the 20th anniversary of the release of the landmark ‘Bringing them Home’ Report – the report of the National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from Their Families.

For more information, or to read the report in full, visit: https://www.humanrights.gov.au/publications/bringing-them-home-report-1997 

Bringing Them Home - 20 years on: an action plan for healing was written by Pat Anderson and Edward Tilton, and  was guided by the Healing Foundation’s Stolen Generations Reference Committee. A full copy of the 2017 report can be downloaded 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.