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Rolfe recorded 46 use-of-force incidents during stint
A Northern Territory police officer who shot dead an Indigenous teenager recorded 46 use-of-force incidents between 2016 and 201...
Neve Brissenden 23 Feb 2024
Directions hearings continue ahead of inquest into 2021 death in custody of young mum
The latest directions hearings concerning a 30-year-old Yamatji, Noongar, Wongi and Pitjantjatjara woman who died in custody at...
Jarred Cross 23 Feb 2024
Rolfe's leader 'unaware of excessive force complaints', inquest told
The officer in charge of a constable who shot dead an Indigenous teenager has told an inquest he was unaware of complaints about...
Neve Brissenden 22 Feb 2024
Rolfe to testify at 'overdue' Kumanjayi Walker inquest
The inquest into Indigenous teenager Kumanjayi Walker's death will resume with the police officer who shot him unable to legally...
Neve Brissenden 22 Feb 2024
Cop charged over death of Dunghutti teenager Jai Wright
The family and lawyers of Dunghutti teenager Jai Kalani Wright have welcomed a decision to charge the police officer whose car c...
Giovanni Torre 20 Feb 2024
Kumanjayi Walker inquest to recommence: Rolfe to give evidence

The coronial inquest into the police shooting death of Warlpiri and Luritja teenager Kumanjayi Walker is set to recommence on 22 February to hear from the last two witnesses - form...

Giovanni Torre Feb 19, 2024
Inquest hears correctional officers refused to open cell door at request of nurse

Warning: this story contains the name and image of a person who has died, and disturbing details. The inquest into the death in custody of a 32-year-old Indigenous man has heard c...

Dechlan Brennan Feb 13, 2024
Indigenous man wasn't deemed to be on drugs by nursing staff despite "degloving" own hand, Victorian inquest hears

Warning: this story contains the name and image of a person who has died, and disturbing details. An Indigenous man removed the skin from his hand without showing any pain in the...

Dechlan Brennan Feb 6, 2024
51-year-old Aboriginal man dies in custody in Western Australia

An Aboriginal man has died in custody in Western Australia.The 51-year-old was taken from Hakea Prison to Fiona Stanley Hospital on 1 February for treatment following a medical epi...

Giovanni Torre Feb 6, 2024
Inquest into death in custody of Josh Kerr begins

Warning: this story contains the name and image of a person who has died.The coronial inquest into the death of Josh Kerr began in Victoria's Coroners Court on Monday morning.Mr Ke...

Giovanni Torre Feb 5, 2024
Aboriginal Legal Service urges Vic government to fully enact "Poccum's law" to save lives

Warning to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers: This story contains images and references to a deceased person. The Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service has marked the one...

Dechlan Brennan Jan 30, 2024
20 years after his death - the family of TJ Hickey fights on for justice

February 14, 2024 will mark the 20th anniversary of the death in custody of Thomas (TJ) Hickey, a 17- year-old Gamilaraay boy who was being chased by two police paddy wagons throug...

Giovanni Torre Jan 30, 2024
Coroner refers Jai Wright’s death to DPP for potential criminal charges

NSW State Coroner Teresa O’Sullivan has suspended the inquest into the death of Dunghutti teenager Jai Kalani Wright, and has referred the matter to the Department of Public Prosec...

Giovanni Torre Jan 30, 2024
46-year-old Aboriginal man dies in WA prison on Christmas Day

A 46-year-old Aboriginal man has died in Casuarina Prison, a maximum security prison in Western Australia.The Department of Justice revealed on Tuesday morning that the man had bee...

Giovanni Torre Dec 26, 2023
Leetona Dungay rallies supporters for justice as UN weighs case of her son's death in custody

Next Friday, 29 December, Dunghutti Elder and Black Lives Matter advocate Leetona Dungay will lead a rally outside Long Bay Gaol, demanding that the United Nations hold Australia...

Giovanni Torre Dec 20, 2023
WA Justice Department head quits amidst ongoing crisis in the youth justice system

The Director General of Western Australia’s Department of Justice, Adam Tomison, has announced he is stepping down after seven years in the role. During this period...

Giovanni Torre Dec 11, 2023
Corina Rich speaks out at inquest into her son Brandon's death in custody

Family impact statements were delivered Thursday morning at the coronial inquest into the death of Wiradjuri man Brandon Rich, who died after losing consciousness during an alterca...

Giovanni Torre Nov 30, 2023
Rolfe must take the stand in the inquiry into the death of Kumanjayi Walker

Kumanjayi Walker’s family are a step closer to the truth behind his death, after Coroner Elisabeth Armitage dismissed a request from former Constable Zachary Rolfe to remove hersel...

Giovanni Torre Nov 23, 2023
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