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

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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