April Lawrie is passionate about having the strength of Aboriginal families and culture recognised. When she meet with Aboriginal Way in a bustling café in Adelaide’s Central Markets, she shares a stream of ideas about ways to use the strength of families and culture to improve the lives of young people in her new role as Aboriginal Children’s Commissioner.
- Aboriginal Children’s Commissioner finally set to be granted powers
- Call for SA to take national lead in lifting criminal age to 14
- Aboriginal mothers “absolutely helpless” after babies taken at SA hospitals
- SA looks interstate to improve care for Aboriginal children
- ‘Appalling’ rate of Aboriginal kids in detention getting worse