Australia Fed minister considering 'white' adoptions

01:11  13 march  2018
01:11  13 march  2018 Source:

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Australian Minister of Home Affairs Peter Dutton has said his department is looking into methods that would facilitate the fast-tracking of visas for white South African Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication. We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.

Fed minister considering ' white ' adoptions - 9News. Federal children's minister David Gillespie says he has been shocked by the rates of sexually transmitted d

Federal children's minister David Gillespie. © Getty Images Federal children's minister David Gillespie. The federal children's minister wants to relax rules requiring Aboriginal children to be placed with other indigenous families after being shocked by sexually transmitted diseases rates.

David Gillespie acknowledges there may be concerns about creating another Stolen Generation, but says he's more worried about creating an "abandoned and damaged generation".

"I don't want them recycled back into harm. I've had my eyes opened in the last couple of weeks ... looking at STD rates (among Aboriginal children) is just mind-blowing," he told News Corp on Tuesday.

"If a child is being raped we can't just say it's OK on cultural grounds."

Dr Gillespie believes the need to keep Aboriginal children in indigenous communities "doesn't trump other issues''.

"In small communities, if a family is dysfunctional, that's not satisfactory,'' he told the paper.

He believes it's "pretty poor" only 143 of the nearly 48,000 Australian children in foster care last year had been adopted.

'They're dead to me': Peter Dutton lashes out at media critics over white farmers .
The Home Affairs Minister says he won't be browbeaten by "crazy lefties" in the media.Mr Dutton stoked controversy by arguing for "special attention" in Australia's refugee program for white South African farmers, reportedly being persecuted and murdered at the rate of one a week.

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