MacKillop is a national provider for child and family services. In 2020/2021, MacKillop supported more than 10,000 disadvantaged and at-risk children, young people and families throughout metropolitan and regional Victoria, New South Wales, Western Australia, Northern Territory and the ACT.
This submission examines the over representation of Aboriginal children in the child protection system. It offers support for self-determination, Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations, and the Family Matters campaign. It also highlights a number of promising programs and practice.