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A Proposed Emergency Response and Development Plan to Protect Aboriginal Children in the Northern Territory: A Preliminary Response to the Australian GovernmentÍs Proposals

General Material

"This short paper comments on the likely effectiveness of the [Australian Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007's] proposals and puts forward a set of practical immediate measures and long term reform proposals to address the problem. These draw upon the experience of Aboriginal communities and service providers on the ground, and some of the many reports detailing problems in Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory and elsewhere, including the Little Children Are Sacred report [Éin] response to the problems of child abuse in remote Aboriginal communities" (from the Introduction).