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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

The role of the Commissioner for Children and Young People includes giving priority to, and having special regard to, the interests and needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people.

Reports

Reports

Summary report - Aboriginal forum - 23 August 2018

The summary report from the Aboriginal forum hosted by the Commissioner in August 2018

Talking Leadership

Aboriginal leaders talk about the challenges they have overcome and the keys to their success.

Speaking out about school and learning - The views of WA children and young people on factors that support their engagement in school and learning

Speaking out about school and learning - Summary report

Report on the consultation with children and young people in the Fitzroy Valley about alcohol

Policy Briefs

Policy Briefs

Aboriginal children and young people's education

Developed from the Commissioner's 2014 Wellbeing Monitoring Framework

The health of Aboriginal children and young people in Western Australia

Developed from the Commissioner's 2014 Wellbeing Monitoring Framework

Aboriginal children and young people

Developed from the Commissioner's 2011 Mental Health Inquiry

Aboriginal children and young people speak out about culture and identity

Developed from the Commissioner's 2011 Wellbeing research project

Submissions

Submissions

Submission to the Aboriginal office of advocacy and accountability discussion paper, August 2018

The Commissioner provided comment to the discussion paper on an office for advocacy and accountability in Aboriginal affairs in Western Australia.

Submission to Department of Premier and Cabinet - Close the Gap Refresh - Technical Submission, October 2018

The Commissioner provided a submission to the Close the Gap Refresh process.

Submission to the Director Liquor Control and Arbitration, November 2017

Inquiry into availability of packaged liquor in Karratha

Submission to Law Council Australia, September 2017

Discussion paper regarding The Justice Project - Children and Young People Consultation

More Information

More Information

Statement by Commissioner June Oscar to UN Forum

Statement by Commissioner June Oscar to UN Forum

10 minutes on leadership... with Colleen Hayward

10 minutes on leadership... with Colleen Hayward

Opinion piece – Judge calls for care overhaul

His Honour Judge Denis Reynolds, The West Australian

Foetal alcohol syndrome: Fitzroy Valley leader June Oscar hopes study brings long-term change

Ms June Oscar AO, 720 ABC Radio Perth

Events

Events

Listening to the views of Aboriginal children and young people 2015

In November 2015, the Commissioner for Children and Young People WA hosted a seminar to report the findings of its landmark consultation report “Listen to Us”, which was tabled in WA Parliament in August 2015.

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