The family of a Black teenager who died in custody they would not rest until they get justice and are pushing the WA government to “act now” to stop another death in custody. Nova Sobieralski reports.
Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (RCIADIC) 1987-1991
Sam Wainwright told Alex Bainbridge while the official Yes and official No campaigns for the Voice to Parliament referendum are based on conservative agendas, the demoralisation that would flow from a No victory outweighs the limitations of the Voice.
First Nations activists supporting the progressive No case say Labor could make practical reforms now, without a referendum. Peter Boyle argues that, regardless of the referendum outcome, the struggle for First Nations’ justice will have to continue.
NSW is heading towards an election and communities are wondering if a future Labor government will make the necessary changes. Socialist Alliance candidate Rachel Evans talks about housing justice and her campaign.
Coroner Simon McGregor, who conducted the inquest into the death in prison of Gunditjmara, Dja Dja Wurrung, Wiradjuri and Yorta Yorta woman Veronica Nelson, said Victoria’s Bail Act needs to be “urgently” amended. Chris Slee reports.
Barry Healy reports that thousands of people from across Perth attended a vigil in Midland to commemorate the life of 15-year-old Noongar man Cassius Turvey.
Paul Silva talks to Paul Gregoire about prospects for real change for First Nations peoples under the new Labor government.
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.
The family of Gunnai, Gunditjmara and Wiradjuri man Raymond Noel Lindsay Thomas has waited four years to have their views on Victoria Police's practices and procedures heard in court, reports Chris Peterson.
Amanda Porter and Helen Corbett discuss the campaign to stop Black deaths in custody, and the significance of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal deaths in custody.
The deaths in custody of two more First Nations people over the past week — bringing the total deaths to seven over the last two months — is nothing less than a national emergency, writes Isaac Nellist.
The families of those who have died in custody want to meet the Prime Minister. You can join their call by signing on to the petition, writes Kerry Smith.
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