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Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme, Australian government (2021 - )


The Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme was announced in 2021. The Scheme "seeks to recognise the harm and trauma experienced by Stolen Generations survivors".


The Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who were children when removed from their families and communities, in:

  • Northern Territory before 1 July 1978
  • Australian Capital Territory before 11 May 1989
  • Jervis Bay Territory

The Scheme offers redress payments of up to $75,000, a healing assistance payment of $7000 and a personal acknowledgement if the applicant wishes.

The Scheme is administered by the National Indigenous Australians Agency. The Scheme is due to run for 5 years and applications can be submitted until 28 February 2026.

Sources used to compile this entry: Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme website,

Prepared by: Kirsten Wright