The Hon Michelle Landry MP
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This year marks the sixth anniversary of the National Apology for Forced Adoptions. On 21 March 2013, the Government formally apologised to people affected by past forced adoption policies and practices in Australia.
The Government has today released terms of reference for a Productivity Commission Study on improvements to the way initiatives supporting families and children are funded in the Northern Territory.
Assistant Minister for Children and Families, Michelle Landry, joined Woodridge North State School Queensland Community Hub migrants, for English class today. “Migrants, refugee women and their children are among Australia’s most vulnerable people,” Minister Landry said. “We know that learning English is a key contributor to better employment and educational outcomes, social participation levels and it helps provide people with an overall sense of belonging to the Australian community.”
The launch of the Fourth Action Plan is the next critical step in improving the way we, as a nation, care for and protect Australia’s children. The Fourth Action Plan will further build the foundations and evidence base that will enable us to continue to improve outcomes for Australia’s children and young people beyond 2020.
This new app is an innovative and important tool, tailored specifically to assist women with disabilities to recognise violence and abuse, understand their rights, and take action to ensure their safety.
Ensuring children’s safety and wellbeing is a major driver of national permanency reform. Every child deserves a secure and happy childhood and a chance to have their brightest possible future.