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‘Too many’ Aboriginal children in state care in NSW – ABC Message Stick

February 13, 2014

The New South Wales Minister for Family and Community Services has conceded the number of Aboriginal children in care around the state is too high.

Pru Goward has made the admission ahead of a rally of Aboriginal grandmothers at State Parliament today.

It is six years since the Federal Parliament’s apology to the Stolen Generations, but for Aunty Hazel it has meant nothing.

She says her grandmother and aunt were forcibly removed from their families and now four of her grandchildren are in care.

Read more: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-02-13/too-many-aboriginal-children-in-state-care-in-nsw/5256906/?site=indigenous&topic=latest

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