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This is an inspirational story of transformation. Michael speaks to his journey of change so that Gemma and Pheobe can live a life free of fear from his violence. Gemma shares how she overcame her addiction so that her hope for a different future could be realised. Both Michael and Gemma share how their caseworker Olivia listened and held hope for change.
01 May 2023
We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the First Nations Peoples of NSW and pay our respects to Elders past, present, and future.
Informed by lessons of the past, Department of Communities and Justice is improving how we work with Aboriginal people and communities. We listen and learn from the knowledge, strength and resilience of Stolen Generations Survivors, Aboriginal Elders and Aboriginal communities.
You can access our apology to the Stolen Generations.