On 18 March 2020, the former Victorian Government Minister of Aboriginal Affairs, Gavin Jennings, announced a Reparations Scheme for Victorian Stolen Generations. The Stolen Generations Reparations Steering Committee was formed in December 2020 to provide expert advice and recommendations on the design of Victorian Stolen Generations Reparations. The Steering Committee were also to provide advice and oversight on a consultation process with Victorian Stolen Generations about the design of Reparations. The thirteen Steering Committee members were appointed by Victoria Government and made up of Stolen Generations, descendants of Stolen Generations and four representatives from Connecting Home Ltd, Koorie Family History Service – Koorie Heritage Trust, Link-Up Victoria and the Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service. Connecting Home Ltd was funded to provide Secretariat support to the Steering Committee. Department of Premier and Cabinet, with assistance from the Department of Justice and Community Safety, is the lead government agencies working with the Steering Committee on the design of Stolen Generations Reparations in Victoria.
Reviewed 02 March 2022