Protesters gathered around the country, in response to a call out from Yuendumu Elders, to demand police be prohibited from taking guns into remote First Nations communities and justice for Kumanjayi Walker. Isaac Nellist and Chloe DS report.
Warlpiri man Kumanjayi Walker
Hundreds marched through Sydney to demand justice for Kumanjayi Walker and the many other First Nations people killed in custody. Video by Peter Boyle.
The Labor government has reignited hope that First Nations peoples will be included in decision-making. But the lasting impact of colonisation in how laws are applied also has to be addressed, argues Isaac Nellist.
Paul Silva talks to Paul Gregoire about prospects for real change for First Nations peoples under the new Labor government.
Outspoken former magistrate and Kuku Yalanji woman Pat O’Shane said the people of Yuendemu deserved better on International Day Against Police Brutality. Renee Lees reports.
The family of Kumanjayi Walker and Yuendumu Elders have condemned the not guilty verdict, handed down by the jury, in the murder trial of police officer Zachary Rolfe. Kerry Smith reports.
February 14 marks 18 years since young Kamilaroi man TJ Hickey died after being chased by police. No one has been charged; his family is yet to receive any justice, writes Isaac Nellist.
Emma Murphy reports that history has been made following a judge's decision to commit a police officer to stand trial for the murder of Kumanjayi Walker.
First Nations advocates and families of people who have died in custody are planning a Black Lives Matter protest in Sydney on October 26, reports Jim McIlroy.