Stolen generations

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‘She just sort of glowed’: Sydney’s Kings Cross mourns local icon Aunty Rosie Whittaker
Social workers and Hollywood actors alike have paid tribute to the beloved Indigenous figure, who has died at 61

Tamsin Rose

22, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Permanent care orders and ‘racist’ carers cut some Aboriginal children’s cultural links, inquiry told
Muriel Bamblett tells Victoria’s Yoorrook commission there is little oversight of cultural plans for Indigenous children in permanent care

Adeshola Ore

06, Dec, 2022 @7:08 AM

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Victoria vows to overhaul child protection as Yoorrook Justice Commission begins public hearings
Daniel Andrews says too many First Nations children taken from families and plans to work with minister to ‘devise a new system’

Benita Kolovos and Australian Associated Press

05, Dec, 2022 @5:22 AM

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Victoria’s child protection system is creating ‘new stolen generation’, Aboriginal leader says
Condemnation comes as the state’s truth-telling inquiry, the Yoorrook Justice Commission, prepares to hold hearings on the subject

Adeshola Ore and Cait Kelly

04, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Uncle Jack Charles: the ‘lost boy’ who found his way through storytelling
Obituary: Aboriginal actor and activist overcame abuse and incarceration to become one of the nation’s most respected and cherished Elders

Jennifer King

13, Sep, 2022 @7:54 AM

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Uncle Jack Charles, Indigenous actor and activist, dies aged 79
Artists across Australia have paid tribute to Charles, who died following a stroke, as a ‘true Australian legend’

Kelly Burke

13, Sep, 2022 @3:59 AM

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Rabbit-Proof Fence at 20: ‘It was such a tough gig for three young blackfellas’
Phillip Noyce’s 2002 film brought the stolen generations into the mainstream. The director, stars and others discuss the film – and its aftermath

Mark Naglazas

02, Sep, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Crowds farewell Archie Roach on rumbling last ride through Melbourne streets
Beloved Gunditjmara Bundjalung songman’s hearse accompanied by Southern Warriors Aboriginal motorcycle club

Lorena Allam

22, Aug, 2022 @8:29 AM

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In Archie Roach we have a quintessential example of how powerful a voice can be | Larissa Behrendt
As we make progress on an Indigenous voice to parliament, the modern-day storyteller is a bold reminder of what speaking our stories could achieve

Larissa Behrendt

03, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Archie Roach obituary
Celebrated performer whose songs, including Took the Children Away, revealed the suffering of Australia’s stolen generations

Robin Denselow

31, Jul, 2022 @3:45 AM

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Archie Roach, Australian songman and voice of the stolen generations, dies aged 66
Tributes pour in for musician whose song Took the Children Away became the anthem of the stolen generations

Andrew Stafford

30, Jul, 2022 @10:53 AM

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Death in custody of member of stolen generations ‘great shame on white Australia’, inquest finds
Kevin Bugmy, who spent his life in state institutions and 36 years in prison, received inadequate care for solvent abuse problem that affected his ability to get parole

Lorena Allam Indigenous affairs editor

06, Jul, 2022 @2:28 AM

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