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New Indigenous sobering centre to be in St Kilda
St Kilda will become the second inner-city location to house a sobering-up centre when Victoria decriminalises public drunkennes...
Dechlan Brennan 5 Nov 2023
Family of Tanya Day welcome decriminalisation of public drunkenness in Victoria
The family of Yorta Yorta woman Aunty Tanya Day say the abolition of public drunkenness laws in Victoria is long overdue.  It c...
Dechlan Brennan 3 Nov 2023
Human rights groups criticise new Victorian bail laws
Human rights groups say the new bail laws passed in Victoria on Tuesday don’t meet “minimum human rights standards". The laws h...
Dechlan Brennan 17 Oct 2023
'Masking great sadness': Indigenous man dies in custody
An Indigenous man in custody had a mental health episode on a Sunday, received culturally unsafe care for a day, and was dischar...
Kat Wong 29 Jul 2023
EXCLUSIVE: Civil action announced after WA Coroners court finds police acted "appropriately" in deaths in custody case
Please note: This story contains reference to someone who has died. The families of two Aboriginal boys who drowned in the Sw...
Giovanni Torre 18 Aug 2022
Victoria implements trial sites for health-based response to public drunkenness

Please note: This story contains reference to and an image of someone who has died. The family of Tanya Day, the Yorta Yorta woman who died in police custody after being arreste...

Giovanni Torre Dec 22, 2021
Inquest into Victorian death in custody of Aboriginal woman begins

Please note: This story contains reference to and an image of someone who has died. The Directions hearing into the death in custody of a Yamatji, Noongar, Wongi and Pitjantjatj...

Rachael Knowles Dec 17, 2021
Grim milestone shows little progress since deaths in custody Royal Commission

Three decades on from the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (RCIADIC), 500 First Nations people have died in custody. In the five years leading up to RCIADIC in...

Aleisha Orr Dec 7, 2021
Aboriginal woman died in custody at Melbourne's Sunshine Hospital

Please note: This story contains reference to someone who has died. An Aboriginal woman died in custody in Victoria on Monday. The 30-year-old woman passed away at Sunshine H...

Rachael Knowles Dec 1, 2021
Death in custody at Shortland Correctional Centre

Please note: This story contains reference to someone who has died. An Aboriginal man died in custody in New South Wales on Sunday. The 26-year-old man was an inmate at the S...

Rachael Knowles Nov 10, 2021
West Australian murder trial outcome spurs nationwide protest

Please note: This story contains reference to someone who has died. The eight-year-old son of JC, the Yamatji woman killed by police in Geraldton in 2019, has asked why the offi...

Giovanni Torre Oct 28, 2021
Sister calls for change

Please note: This story contains reference to someone who has died. The sister of Yamatji woman JC has called for change in the way police handle mental health and a deeper respec...

Giovanni Torre Oct 26, 2021
Abolition in Fella's name

Please note: This story contains reference to someone who has died. In a history-making moment, the South Australian Parliament passed Fella’s Bill which will ban all institutiona...

Rachael Knowles Oct 21, 2021
Remains found in NSW river confirmed as missing Gomeroi man

Please note: This story contains reference to someone who has died. The remains of a young Aboriginal man have been found in the Gwydir River near Moree in New South Wales. R...

Rachael Knowles Oct 12, 2021
Aboriginal man dies after "violent struggle" with Queensland Police

A 27-year-old Aboriginal man has died after a “violent struggle” with Queensland Police in Toowoomba. Police were called to Stone Street in Wilsonton just after midday on Thursd...

Rachael Knowles Oct 8, 2021
Fella's Bill passes SA Parliament

South Australia has made history becoming the first state or territory in the nation to permanently ban the use of spit hoods. On Wednesday, SA Parliament united to pass Fella’s...

Rachael Knowles Sep 23, 2021
Coronial inquest finds the police pursuit that led to an Aboriginal death in custody was "not justified"

Please note: This story contains reference to someone who has died. A coronial inquest found that the police pursuit that resulted in the death of an Aboriginal man in Victoria...

Rachael Knowles Sep 21, 2021
Coronial inquest into 2019 death in custody resumes in Perth

Please note: This story contains reference to someone who has died. The coronial inquest into a Western Australian death in custody resumed in Perth this week. Noongar-Yamatj...

Rachael Knowles Sep 21, 2021
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