Christmas: a scary time for too many Victorian children
This Christmas, many Victorian children will be preparing present lists, hanging stockings and decorating trees. But for some children, the sad reality is that it’ll be a scary, lonely and distressing time.
The Victorian Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People has released a report highlighting that the vast majority of Victorian Aboriginal children in care are still not placed with Aboriginal carers or Aboriginal family.
Young people facing homelessness in Shepparton now face a far better future. The Shepparton Education First Youth Foyer has now officially opened, offering 40 young people a place to live while they learn.