The Department for Child Protection is reaffirming its commitment to reconciliation through the implementation of a Stretch Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) (PDF 3.7MB).
Building on achievements under the department’s previous RAP, the current RAP was formally launched on 4 August 2022.
- Building genuine partnerships with Aboriginal stakeholders and working together to support Aboriginal children and young people
- Bringing all stakeholders along on our reconciliation journey
- Standing against racism and commemorating National Reconciliation Week, NAIDOC Week and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day
- Valuing and respecting Aboriginal cultures and increasing understanding about the impacts of the Stolen Generations
- Providing culturally safe and responsive services for Aboriginal children, young people and families
- Improving Aboriginal employment outcomes
- Increasing investment in Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations
- Being led by Aboriginal children, young people and families in relevant child protection decision-making.
These commitments are outlined in the Reconciliation Action Plan 2022-2025 poster (PDF 3MB)
More information about the RAP program is available on the Reconciliation Australia website.
For enquires about the RAP please contact:
Executive Officer, RAP Working Group
Phone: (08) 8226 2622