Jul 13, 2023
What it was like making a submission
“I think it’s important to set the record straight about what really happened and continues to happen to us. I feel the rest of Australia would have more empathy for us if they knew the truth. Also, mob telling their story will help Yoorrook influence changes to policies which will create a better future for our children.”
Jul 12, 2023
Yoorrook encourages truth telling during NAIDOC Week
The Yoorrook team was busy throughout NAIDOC Week attending more than a dozen events and welcoming Community to its Collingwood office.
Jun 9, 2023
I was kept from my Indigenous family as a child. Then my own kids were taken from me
I never met my Dad. The first time I ever saw him was at the viewing room at his funeral. I didn’t know I had a full sister until the day before that. I met her and the rest of his side of the family the day of the funeral. I was 17 years old.
Jun 9, 2023
How to make a submission to Yoorrook
All Victorians can make a submission to Yoorrook. Everyone has a role to play in truth telling.
Jun 8, 2023
Pregnant Aboriginal women are living in fear due to Victoria’s unborn child protection notifications
In evidence to Yoorrook, the Victorian government acknowledged more than half of all child protection notifications made against Aboriginal families were unsubstantiated