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The staggering suicide crisis billows unabated through our First Nations communities

Little from countless inquiries has been heeded, other than a trail of symbolisms and apologies and now a 10-year-old child has died

Australia has recorded its youngest apparent suicide in child protection custody – a 10-year-old boy, who had been in the custody of the state of Western Australia, in out-of-home care since age six.

He was a descendant of this continent’s First Peoples. The maternal side of his family was intergenerationally harangued by four generations of child removals – starting with the barbarous Stolen Generations.

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