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   Dechlan Brennan   

Dechlan Brennan is a Melbourne-based writer, with a special interest in restorative justice and reform. Along with his work for National Indigenous Times, he has written for Vice, The Saturday Paper, The Age, Crikey and The Diplomat, as well as appearing on the 7AM podcast.
Cognitive bias played role in misdiagnosis of Aboriginal man, inquest hears
An emergency doctor has told an inquest “cognitive bias” played a role when he incorrectly diagnosed an Aboriginal man with a dr...
Dechlan Brennan 27 Feb 2024
Indigenous man's agonising pain misdiagnosed in days leading up to his death
A junior doctor had limited knowledge of the syndrome with which an Indigenous man was wrongly diagnosed at a NSW hospital whils...
Dechlan Brennan 27 Feb 2024
Inaugural Indigenous child commissioner begins her role in the ACT
Bundjalung Widubul-Wiabul woman Vanessa Turnbull-Roberts began her five-year role as the ACT’s inaugural Aboriginal and Torres S...
Dechlan Brennan 27 Feb 2024
NT Police Commissioner says racism claims will be investigated
The Northern Territory Police Commissioner says there will be an investigation into claims of widespread racism in the force aft...
Dechlan Brennan 27 Feb 2024
Candidates nominated for upcoming South Australian Voice
A large number of candidates have nominated in South Australia for the six Local First Nations Voices in the upcoming election f...
Dechlan Brennan 27 Feb 2024
Indigenous artists take centre stage in Naarm
The William Mora Indigenous Art Centre Program was recently housed at the Melbourne Art Fair in Naarm from the 22-25 of February...
Dechlan Brennan 27 Feb 2024
Indigenous-led model sees a reduction in Indigenous infants being removed by child services
Women who receive support through an Indigenous-led model of maternity care are three times less likely to have Indigenous newbo...
Dechlan Brennan 26 Feb 2024
Inquest into death of Indigenous man begins in Dubbo
An Indigenous man who died less than 24 hours after being discharged from Dubbo hospital was wrongly diagnosed with a drug-induc...
Dechlan Brennan 26 Feb 2024
Experts say MP's approach to NT youth crime is not evidence-based
Experts have criticised calls from Labor MP Marion Scrymgour for the NT to show “tough love” to juvenile offenders, arguing her...
Dechlan Brennan 23 Feb 2024
Mick Gooda says PM should have adopted "watered down" Voice to secure bipartisan support
Former Australian Human Rights Commissioner and prominent Yes campaigner Mick Gooda says the Prime Minister and fellow Yes campa...
Dechlan Brennan 23 Feb 2024
First Nations Business Trade Fair back in Naarm
The First Nations Business Trade Fair in Naarm was held on Wednesday, on the banks of the Birrarung (Yarra River). Hosted by Su...
Dechlan Brennan 23 Feb 2024
'There need to be consequences for actions' : Legal groups condemn NSW police after guilty officer keeps job
Legal groups in NSW say they are concerned a police officer found guilty of assaulting an Indigenous teenager is still employed...
Dechlan Brennan 22 Feb 2024
Marion Scrymgour: youth laws aren't working in the NT
Indigenous MP Marion Scrymgour has argued children who commit crimes need to be treated with “tough love", arguing raising the a...
Dechlan Brennan 22 Feb 2024