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Thursday, February 19, 2009

Family's fifth generation in care of state

Family's fifth generation in care of state

STATE welfare workers have begun removing the fifth generation of Aboriginal children from their parents, meaning some indigenous families have an 80-year history with child protection services.

There are few signs the cycle will be broken, as more Aboriginal children are being separated from their parents than at any time in Australian history.
The girls' mother told The Australian: "After the Stolen Generation report, they said it would never happen again but it's happening. You don't want to tell child welfare that you need help, because they will come and take your children.

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