Most Aboriginal young people in Dubbo do not end up in the juvenile justice system. What makes the difference for them compared to those that do enter the system?
And therefore, what can be done by philanthropy?
Dubbo Conversations is a summary of conversations and observations in Dubbo to inform support by Dusseldorp Forum and Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation (VFFF). The result of this report has been the creation of the Children and Prison Program.
Maranguka is a key gateway, both for community members and for service providers. Maranguka was identified by the Local Emergency Management Committee as the key communication pathway to the Bourke Aboriginal community and have been invited to all key NSW Health meetings.
With the arrival of COVID-19, it quickly became apparent to Logan Together that there were urgent needs to be met in the community and that new partnerships and responses would be required.
Dusseldorp Forum acknowledges the First Peoples of Australia and the Traditional Custodians of the Country on which we work and live. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, and to Elders past, present and future.