We’ll never close the gap without appropriate funding for social and emotional wellbeing

Following the delivery of the 2024-25 Budget this week, Gayaa Dhuwi (Proud Spirit) Australia welcomed funding for trauma-informed and culturally safe mentoring and assistance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people engaged in the justice system, as well as funding to continue delivery of targeted and culturally appropriate mental health supports. However, Gayaa Dhuwi is again calling for the Federal ... Read More

Urgent Mental Health Support Needed for First Nations Children in State Care

DOWNLOAD THE JOINT STATEMENT, INCLUDING DATA TABLES DOWNLOAD THE COMMUNITY GUIDELINES: PRIORITISING FIRST NATIONS SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL WELLBEING AFTER TRAUMA In response to the tragic death of a 10-year-old Indigenous boy by suicide while in state care last week, leading Indigenous mental health organisations are today calling on Federal and State Governments to urgently invest in social and emotional wellbeing ... Read More

Governments need to take Closing the Gap commitments seriously

Following today’s release of the updated Closing the Gap Data Dashboard, Gayaa Dhuwi (Proud Spirit) Australia is calling for governments to take their Closing the Gap commitments seriously. “As with the other reports that have come out in recent weeks, the latest Closing the Gap Data Dashboard update shows what the sector is already well aware of”, said Gayaa Dhuwi ... Read More

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