The Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme

The Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme s a financial and wellbeing package for Stolen Generations survivors who were removed as children from their families or communities in the:

  • Northern Territory or the Australian Capital Territory, before self-government or
  • Jervis Bay Territory

The Scheme seeks to recognise the harm and trauma experienced by Stolen Generations survivors. The Scheme offers a:

  • redress payment of up to $75,000
  • healing assistance payment of $7,000
  • Direct Personal Response.

A Direct Personal Response involves telling your story to a senior government person about the impact the removal from your family or community had on you. Your story can be acknowledged face-to-face, or you can ask for a personal letter or both.