Indigenous kids in care at 'alarming' rate

By Neve Brissenden
Updated November 23 2022 - 12:08pm, first published 12:02pm
A report from Family Matters shows Indigenous children are 10 times more likely to be in state care. (Dan Peled/AAP PHOTOS)
A report from Family Matters shows Indigenous children are 10 times more likely to be in state care. (Dan Peled/AAP PHOTOS)

More than half of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care were placed with non-Indigenous families in the past year - the highest proportion in 20 years.

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