Koori Mail: Celebrating our children

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children who were taken from their families and forced into foster homes and institutions as part of the Stolen Generations were all given the save date for their birthday, and that’s why Children’s Day falls on August 4 every year.

SNAICC sector development manager Sue-Anne Hunter said the truth behind Children’s Day is somewhat confronting and one not many people are aware of.