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Noongar peoples 3 times the suicide rate of national Aboriginal & TSI suicide rate

After 230 years of our children being stolen, locked up and tortured and having their culture devalued, it’s little wonder that many don’t see any value in their own lives

The Noongar peoples of Western Australia as a distinct population group are the nation's most at risk population group to suicide. The suicide toll among Noongar people has tragically reached the highest number of suicides of any Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander population group. Of Australian cities, Perth is recording the highest number of First Nations' suicides.
This year alone thus far Perth's Armadale to Midland corridor has recorded double the number of suicides than the whole of the Kimberley region's suicides. Read more about Noongar peoples 3 times the suicide rate of national Aboriginal & TSI suicide rate

The invisibility of young peoples voices in the Don Dale royal commission’s interim report

Mick Gooda and Margaret White - Northern Territory Youth Detention Royal CommissionersNorthern Territory Youth Detention Royal Commissioners Mick Gooda and Margaret White
(The Australian)

Young people’s voices are all but invisible in the Don Dale royal commission’s interim report
By Thalia Anthony
Associate Professor in Law, University of Technology Sydney
6 April 2017 Read more about The invisibility of young peoples voices in the Don Dale royal commission’s interim report

Families who need help get their children plunged into out-of-culture foster care

Interview with Frank Hytten on a better future for Indigenous children

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