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Tiraapendi Wodli Port Adelaide justice reinvestment project

Responsible government

  • South Australia

Fourth Action Plan actions

  • Support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their children
    • 8 Develop innovative and alternative models for victim and perpetrator support that contribute to safe healing and sustainable behaviour change.
    • 9 Address both the immediate impacts and deep underlying drivers of family violence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities through collective action with governments, service providers and communities.

What are we doing?

The initiative provides culturally connected and coordinated support to Aboriginal women, men, children, young people and families to improve outcomes across education, child protection, justice and family safety.

What is next?

The Tiraapendi Wodli Port Adelaide Justice reinvestment project will develop the next iteration of the Action Plan (2019-21), with a focus on strengthening community governance and local decision making, elevating the profile of the Community Hub, and further developing Aboriginal Community Advocates as part of the peer based Aboriginal Families Thrive Program.

What difference will we make?

Aboriginal families will have the ability and confidence to access information, culturally safe services and community supports to improve the stability and wellbeing of their home and family.

Young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander South Australians will be supported to avoid contact with the youth justice system.

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