Monthly Archives: July 2016

Opportunity Child condemns detention centre abuse in Northern Territory

Following the horrible revelations around the abuse of teenagers at the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre in Darwin, the Opportunity Child collective stands together in strongly condemning the system that allows this abuse to occur.

Government ‘using data to address young people’s reliance on welfare’

We were interested to hear the Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter, speaking on ABC Radio’s AM programme this morning about addressing welfare dependency in young people by using evidence-based approaches to enable them to become “happier and more productive”.