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The custody rate of young Indigenous people is 28 times higher than non-Indigenous

Media

10 December 2014, Government News
Detaining Aboriginal youth: child protection to prison

9 December 2014, ABC News Online
NT and WA to ignore UN’s calls to review mandatory sentencing as Indigenous incarceration rate remains high

6 December 2014, China Post
Australia better at keeping [Aboriginal people] in jail than school: report

5 December 2014, The Guardian
Indigenous incarceration: Tony Abbott focuses on school attendance and jobs

5 December 2014, ABC News Online
Over-representation of Indigenous Australians in prison a catastrophe, says Mick Gooda, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

4 December 2014, The Australian
WA Premier Colin Barnett orders review of deaths in custody

1 December 2014, Government News
Closing the funding gap? Aboriginal services fear cutbacks

26 November 204, The Guardian
Indigenous Australia knows the cynicism exposed by Michael Brown’s killing in Ferguson

20 November 2014, The Australian
Indigenous legal services peak body slams justice targets ‘backflip’

20 November 2014, New Matilda
Removal Of Aboriginal Children At Crisis Point And Rising

19 November 2014, The Guardian
Indigenous child mortality improving, but self-harm, suicide and detention rates soar

19 November 2014, ABC Radio
Indigenous imprisonment and suicide rates are up, but life expectancy gap has closed

19 November 2014, Business Insider Australia
Report Card: The Wellbeing Of Aboriginal Australians Is Improving But Jail Rates Are Still High And Literacy Is Poor

26 September 2014, ABC Indigenous
Jailing mums lead to family breakdown, study shows

18 September 2014, ABC News Online
Aboriginal youth incarceration rates: ‘Reach out to communities’, Kimberley MP Josie Farrer says

8 September 2014
Cowra youth study to benefit community

1 September 2014
Unweaving the web of Aboriginal welfare dependency won’t be easy

29 August 2014
Aboriginal woman who died in WA jail was there for an unpaid fine

18 August 2014
Justice system failing indigenous women

19 July 2014
From Cuba with love

28 May 2014
Indigenous prison rates are a national shame

27 May 2014
Rising Indigenous incarceration rates coincides with tight budget