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Dementia risk higher for Indigenous Australians abused or part of Stolen Generations

4 September 2017

Like his seven surviving siblings, 76-year-old Claude Timbery is sharp and enjoying life with no sign of dementia.

Tackling intergenerational trauma

9 August 2017

The Healing Foundation called for greater understanding of intergenerational trauma to improve the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people, their families and communities on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children rsquo;s Day on 4 August 2017.

Return to country an emotional journey for great grandmother from Stolen Generations

9 August 2017

For the first time in more than 60 years Rosie Thompson has this week returned to the ancestral lands on which she was born.

Wik Warriors in Aurukun

20 July 2017

Ross Mitchell, Team Leader Region 1, from Apunipima Cape York Health Council in Cairns, Queensland is supporting the Wik Warriors Men rsquo;s Group in Aurukun.

Aboriginal Elder praises Blacktown Hospital's progress during NAIDOC Week

7 July 2017

Blacktown Hospital is setting the standard for Indigenous health engagement, according to Aboriginal liaison Yvonne To rsquo;a.

Elder honoured for Aboriginal legal work

14 June 2017

Ruth Abdullah became part of the Stolen Generation aged just seven, since then her focus has been preventing further injustices by helping Aboriginal people know their legal rights.

Stolen Generations' oldest living member, Harry Bennett, reflects on his life after 100 years

9 June 2017

Harry Bennett has just turned 100 years old but he was not meant to be born at all.

Powerful. Peaceful. Healing. Ceremony shows way forward

1 June 2017

Clarence Valley Aboriginal Healing Centre, Supervisor, Janelle Brown.

National Sorry Day: Thousands of Canberrans march to recognise Stolen Generations

30 May 2017

Thousands have taken part in a National Sorry Day march in Canberra, in an attempt to improve the correctional system and acknowledge the mistreatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

Stolen Generations records made more accessible to families

29 May 2017

Thousands of files documenting the lives of Aboriginal people removed from their families under former government policies have been consolidated by the State Government, making it easier for family members to conduct research.

Today is National Sorry Day 2017

26 May 2017

Today is National Sorry Day 2017 and events are taking place all over Australia to commemorate the Stolen Generations.

New memorial to the Stolen Generations unveiled at Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park

26 May 2017

A new memorial dedicated to the Aboriginal community rsquo;s Stolen Generation will be unveiled today at a special ceremony in Sydney rsquo;s south.

20 years on: It's time to heal the trauma

25 May 2017

Australia's aging Stolen Generations are still struggling with the impacts of unresolved trauma, and need a new policy approach to assist them and their families to heal.

Trauma continues for Stolen Generations in WA

25 May 2017

Stolen Generations need a new national policy approach to address the ongoing impacts of unresolved trauma, according to a report released by the Healing Foundation.

20 years on, Stolen Generations still waits

25 May 2017

When Indigenous campaigner Mick Dodson looked around the Great Hall in Parliament House he saw familiar faces.

Stolen Generations stories

24 May 2017

On Friday 26 May it will be the 20th anniversary of the tabling of the Bringing them home report in the Federal Parliament in 1997.

Trauma of Stolen Generations remains in community

24 May 2017

The trauma inflicted on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians of the Stolen Generation will take years to diminish, a Tasmanian Aboriginal leader has declared.

Bringing Them Home 20th anniversary

23 May 2017

This Friday marks a very important anniversary for Stolen Generations members and their families.

'It still hurts': Katungul commemorates Bringing Them Home

23 May 2017

Two decades have passed since the Bringing them home report, but the healing continues for the Eurobodalla Indigenous community.

Indigenous women write picture book in bid to reduce abuse, neglect, and trauma in children

22 May 2017

A group of senior Indigenous women and traditional healers from Central Australia have become first-time authors in an attempt to reduce abuse, neglect and trauma in children.

#BTH20 resources

17 May 2017

Are you holding an event to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Bringing them home report? The 20th anniversary of the tabling of the Bringing them home report will take place on Friday 26 May 2017.

SNAICC member and supporter survey

8 May 2017

SNAICC - National Voice for our Children has a dynamic membership base of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community-controlled organisations and other individuals and organisations working in the early childhood development, safety and well-being fields.

It's time to finally bring them home

28 April 2017

The Healing Foundation is calling for action to address the impact of unresolved trauma for members of the Stolen Generations, in the lead up to the 20th anniversary of the Bringing them home report.

Stolen Generations welcome planned museum in Darwin

24 April 2017

The Northern Territory (NT) Government has confirmed plans to build a $50-million museum on a historic site in Darwin, including a section dedicated to the Kahlin Compound.

Webinars from the Healing Foundation

21 April 2017

The Healing Foundation has recently added two new webinars to their extensive list of webinars on YouTube.

University of Wollongong autumn graduation 2017

21 April 2017

Townsville health worker, Lillian Mavis Willis is proud to be among the first graduates of Australia rsquo;s first Indigenous Trauma Recovery Program.

SNAICC announces the theme for Children's Day 2017

13 April 2017

SNAICC - National Voice for our Children have announced the theme for the 2017 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day.

Registrations now open for the Trauma-Informed Care For Stolen Generations training workshop - Brisbane

11 April 2017

Registrations are now open for the Trauma-Informed Care for Stolen Generations workshop to be held in Brisbane in June 2017.

Healing prize pack winners announced

11 April 2017

In March the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet and the Healing Foundation ran a competition to win a pack of resources for signing up to the Healing portal or Healing newsletter.

Promising practice story submission

29 March 2017

Do you have a promising practice story you would like to be considered for inclusion on the Healing portal web resource on the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet? The Healing portal is designed to encourage information sharing and collaboration across sectors and locations.

Torres Strait taking vital step towards healing

21 March 2017

The recent launch of the Torres Strait and Kaurareg Aboriginal Peoples Healing strategy is seen as a vital step towards addressing the colonisation-related trauma affecting Torres Strait communities.

DNA confirms Aboriginal people have a long-lasting connection to country

10 March 2017

Members of the Stolen Generations may finally find a way back to their country, thanks to new research that reveals differences in Aboriginal DNA can be linked to specific geographic areas.

Join a free online Healing yarning place and sign up to the Healing newsletter to win one of two prize packs

9 March 2017

The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet, (HealthInfoNet) in partnership with the Healing Foundation are encouraging those people working in healing, health, justice, education, employment, child protection and family violence to join a valuable online network and newsletter dedicated to this area.

BTH20 Microgrant funding round closing Friday 24 February

20 February 2017

The Healing Foundation is calling for urgent action to address the widespread crisis in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Calls to make 'sorry' real on Apology anniversary

13 February 2017

On the ninth anniversary of the Apology to the Stolen Generations, the Healing Foundation is calling for urgent action to address the widespread crisis in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

$20 million WA investment into preventing Aboriginal child removal

16 January 2017

The Liberal National Government has announced a $20 million four-year pilot program to reduce the number of Aboriginal children removed by child protection authorities.

50 years back, 50 years forward

24 November 2016

Fifty years ago Charles Perkins graduated from the University of Sydney, the first Aboriginal person in Australia to graduate with a degree.

Let's draw the line

10 November 2016

This month events will be held around Australia to help raise awareness and support for White Ribbon Australia rsquo;s work to end men rsquo;s violence against women.

Follow the Healing Foundation

Last updated: 4 September 2017
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