Indigenous Affairs

Kids ‘dumped’ in Goldfields town

Abandoned children in a northern Goldfields town are left to fend for themselves and forced to beg for food and money, according to a leaked Government report.

Grylls admits Governments have failed indigenous communities

Regional Development Minister Brendon Grylls conceded yesterday that successive governments had failed to solve the alcohol and abuse problems surrounding indigenous communities and a new approach was needed.

Child aid for Goldfields town in crisis

The State Government will boost its child protection workforce and introduce emergency foster care in Laverton to address concerns about serious child neglect after a leaked report.