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"I don't trust the Queensland Police": Mr George's family seeks closure amid ongoing inquest
In the aftermath of Mr George's tragic death in a Kowanyama police cell, recent conversations with a family member highlights th...
Joseph Guenzler 20 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...
Giovanni Torre 19 Feb 2024
Family demands justice and answers over death of Mr George in Kowanyama police cell
Gwynette George has spoken out on the long, challenging months without answers after her younger brother's death in a Cape York...
Joseph Guenzler 12 Feb 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...
Giovanni Torre 6 Feb 2024
Six years after Aboriginal man's "avoidable" death in custody, hanging points remain in prison

A coronial inquest heard on Thursday that vulnerable people are still being held in cells with hanging points in a New South Wales prison unit where an Aboriginal man took his life...

Giovanni Torre Feb 1, 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
Legal groups demand greater transparency as data shows Indigenous deaths in custody on the rise

The following article contains the name of people who have died Legal groups have sounded the alarm over the latest figures showing annual Indigenous deaths in police custody have...

Dechlan Brennan Jan 30, 2024
Community marks anniversary of David Dungay Jr's death in custody with stand for justice

Dunghutti Elder Leetona Dungay led a rally and vigil outside Long Bay Gaol Friday to mark the eight anniversary of the death in custody of her son, David Dungay Jr, in the prison...

Giovanni Torre Dec 29, 2023
'I can't breathe': a mother still fighting for justice

David Dungay Jr died in Long Bay jail after being restrained by corrective services officers and repeatedly crying out "I can't breathe". On Friday, the eighth anniversary of his...

Rudi Maxwell Dec 29, 2023
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
Highest number of Indigenous deaths in prison since records began - report

The following article contains the name of a person who has died 2022-23 was the deadliest year on record for First Nations people in prison, with a new report leading to increase...

Dechlan Brennan Dec 15, 2023
Directions hearing commences into death in custody of Noongar man

The following article contains the name of a person who has died A directions hearing into the death of a 28-year-old Noongar man who died in the aftermath of a police pursuit and...

Dechlan Brennan Dec 5, 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
Family of Noongar man who died in police custody in Victoria seeks answers

This article contains an image and information of a person who has died.  The family of 28-year-old Noongar man Jeffrey Winmar have held a vigil after his death in custody on Nove...

Dechlan Brennan Nov 21, 2023
WA Police took six hours to advise family of Indigenous man's death in custody

Questions in Western Australian parliament have revealed WA Police took almost six hours to inform the family of Noongar man Wayne Ugle that he had died in custody.Mr Ugle, a 41-ye...

Giovanni Torre Nov 16, 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 comes as the state prepares for a health-based respon...

Dechlan Brennan Nov 3, 2023
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