Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection – “Definitions and Standards”

Queensland’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection definition and standards seek: to achieve consistency within the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection sector provide a framework to support children, families, communities and organisations to ensure their children are safe in culture and not in care preserve the intent…

Understanding and applying the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP)

This resource provides a description of the definition of the five core elements of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP). As a component of the Third Action Plan, States and Territories have committed to “continuing to fully implement the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle” and to the following…

Losing Ground – A report on adherence to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle in Queensland

The Child Placement Principle has a very special meaning to the Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander community. It was a community initiative born out of pioneering grassroots action by the newly formed Aboriginal and Islander Child Care Agencies (AICCA) movement in the 1970s. Long before the Apology, it was an acknowledgment that serious harm can be…