The number of Aboriginal children removed from their families in Australia and placed in out-of-home care has doubled in the last 10 years. In the Northern Territory it is three times as high as a decade ago.
For almost 100 years, the Australian government maintained a policy of forcibly taking Aborigine children from their families and putting them with white families. Some, like Levon Ennis, were even sent abroad. Ennis is now trying to reconnect with his heritage and find his place in the world.
For nearly 100 years, the Australian government forcibly took children from Aborigine families and placed them with white families. These children became known as the "Stolen Generations." A small number was taken abroad.
Phil Mercer reports on the heated debate in Australia over a proposed carbon tax. The government says the tax would help fight greenhouse gas emissions, but some of Australia's most powerful interests are against it.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is in a British jail awaiting a hearing next week regarding his possible extradition to Sweden. The fallout from WikiLeaks' disclosure of hundreds of US State Department cables continues. The World's Clark Boyd reports.
Demonstrators are protesting in Australia, where dozens of assaults against Indian students have been reported in the past year. Gautam Gupta, a student who was attacked, joins The Takeaway from Melbourne to talk about the rise in ethnic tensions.
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