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"Likely exacerbate the problem”: NT Aboriginal justice agency says extra police funding won't help alleviate crime
The Northern Territory's leading Aboriginal justice agency have argued record in...
Dechlan Brennan 15 May 2024
NSW no longer on track to meet Closing the Gap target with "record high" Indigenous incarceration numbers
The number of Aboriginal people in prison in NSW are at their highest levels on...
Dechlan Brennan 14 May 2024
Queensland government urged to release children from police watch houses
A justice coalition has thrown their weight behind proposed legal action against...
Dechlan Brennan 2 May 2024
Gunawuna Jungai's justice reinvestment work secures key funding
Gunawuna Jungai, a community-owned and controlled organisation representing the...
Giovanni Torre 1 May 2024
Queensland government slammed for removing "last resort" rule for jailing children
Human Rights groups and advocates have slammed the Queensland government’s decis...
Dechlan Brennan 1 May 2024
Extension to Mparntwe youth curfew criticised by legal groups

The extension of the youth curfew in Mparntwe/Alice Springs has attracted critic...

Dechlan Brennan Apr 10, 2024
Indigenous children 28 times more likely to spend a night in detention, data reveals

New data from 2022-23 has revealed First Nations children are 28 times more like...

Dechlan Brennan Mar 28, 2024
Victoria's Ombudsman slams government for not implementing justice reforms

Outgoing Victorian Ombudsman Deborah Glass has taken a swipe at the accountabili...

Dechlan Brennan Mar 26, 2024
New bail laws come into effect in Victoria

New bail laws in Victoria came into effect Monday after a long fight by advocate...

Dechlan Brennan Mar 25, 2024
"Drawing a line in the sand" : Aboriginal Legal Service vows to fight NSW bail laws until they are rescinded

The passing of contentious bail laws in New South Wales that have outraged Indig...

Dechlan Brennan Mar 22, 2024
New online dashboard to help monitor over-representation of Indigenous children in out-of-home care in Queensland

The Queensland Family and Child Commission have launched a new dashboard to high...

Dechlan Brennan Mar 21, 2024
VACCHO criticise government department's dismissal of lived Aboriginal experiences in prison

An Indigenous health group has criticised the Victorian government in the wake o...

Dechlan Brennan Mar 8, 2024
Latest Closing the Gap data shows dire need for First Nations-led systems change, advocates say

New Closing the Gap data showing key gaps are getting worse once again demonstra...

Giovanni Torre Mar 7, 2024
Indigenous incarceration and suicide rates continue to rise, new data reveals

Australia is failing to reduce the rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...

Dechlan Brennan Mar 7, 2024
New Productivity Commission report finds Closing the Gap targets ‘worsening’

Grim new data has revealed life outcomes for First Nations people have worsened...

David Prestipino Mar 6, 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...

Dechlan Brennan Feb 23, 2024
'Failing Aboriginal Children' : Experts blast WA Minister for comments on judiciary

WA’s Corrective Services Minister has been condemned by legal professionals for...

Dechlan Brennan Feb 16, 2024
Jumbunna Institute to lead Indigenous-led review into ACT incarceration rates

The ACT has announced details of an independent, Indigenous-led review into Firs...

Dechlan Brennan Feb 5, 2024
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