Koori kids in care: creating another stolen generation

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Vulnerable Aboriginal children and young people are being placed under child protection at higher rates than at any time since white settlement. Victoria’s first Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People Andrew Jackomos talks to VCOSS about his early priorities and concerns.

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