The Noongar Child Protection Council was created to ensure that the rights of all Aboriginal children in Noongar Country are protected and connected to family and culture.Dr Hannah McGlade, Deputy Convenor speaks out about the proposed Commonwealth Redress Scheme and why it’s so important to get it right for Indigenous Australians, read it here
Our members are the backbone of our council. Click on the read more link to read more about a particular member.
Dawn is a Wadandi woman of the Noongar Nation who has developed a work history of over 40 years. Dawn is a founding member of the Noongar Ch...(read more)
Glenda Kickett belongs to the Whadjuk and Ballardong peoples of the Nyungah nation from the South West of Western Australia. Glenda is a s...(read more)
Jim is a Goreng Noongar Elder, a Traditional Custodian of WA’s pristine southern coast who has proudly passed his strong Aboriginal values...(read more)
Joanne Della Bona is a Noongar woman from Whadjuk and Balardong country, Western Australia, and has been working in Aboriginal services for ...(read more)
Laurel is a descendant of the Minang/Koreng people of the Nyungar Nation. Laurel has a Nyungar mother and Yamatji father and was born and ra...(read more)
The primary aim of the Noongar Child Protection Council is to ensure that the rights of all Aboriginal children in Noongar Country are protected and connected to family and culture.
The NCPC has been formed with the support of the Department of Communities and support from the WA Council of Social Service.
We are proud of our members who help us in this endeavour and are the execution arm of this council.
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|NCPC Application Form||The application form you can print and use to apply for an NCPC membership||Download|
|NCPC Membership Information||Contains information regarding the membership details and requirements||Download|
|We are perpetuating a sorry history of Aboriginal child removals||Current policy could lead to the highest removal of Aboriginal children from their families in Australian history||Open Link|
|Reading Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence – Aboriginal Child Removal in 2017||Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence (1996) is the story of three young Aboriginal girls, sisters Molly and Daisy and their cousin Gracie, taken from their parents by government authorities in 1931, to live far from their home at the harsh Moore River Native Settlement.||Open Link|
|Ngany Miya Ngany Koort Boodja – This is my home, my heart land||Connecting Community for Kids held their first gathering in a series of ‘That was my home’ presentations on Friday 28 September. Over 60 community members attended.||Open Link|
|Our women are fighting for equal rights - for our children and our people||Open Link|
|NSW Indigenous Coalition Reunites to Push Change for Aboriginal People||Indigenous leader, Terry Chenery, believes the newly re-formed Coalition of Aboriginal Peak Organisations (CAPO) offers a “once in a generation opportunity” to push positive change for Aboriginal people.||Open Link|
|Children's Day Video||Open Link|
|Secret NSW Government report says out-of-home care fails to help vulnerable children||Open Link|
|Dookatj Friends Summary||Download|
|NCPC - Apology Anniversary||Download|
|The Aboriginal Victorians fighting for a better child protection system||Open Link|
|Victorian inquiry to address rise in Indigenous children in child protection services||Open Link|
|Removing children from Indigenous communities 'a national disaster'||Open Link|
|Redress Law Bulletin||Dr Hannah McGlade, Deputy Convenor speaks out about the proposed CR Scheme||Download|
|Invitation from Dawn Wallam||Download|