Justin Tutty has been found not guilty of trespass for sitting down in an MPs office, but children are still being locked in Don Dale against expert advice and royal commission recommendations. Stephen W Enciso reports.
Don Dale Youth Detention Centre
Almost six years since the Royal Commission into the Detention and Protection of Children in the Northern Territory delivered its findings, the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre is still open. Stephen W Enciso reports.
Queensland’s Annastacia Palaszczuk government has announced plans to build another children’s jail in Woodford, next door to the adult maximum-security facility. Paul Gregoire interviews Debbie Kilroy from Sisters Inside.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced that her government will enact laws to crack down ever harder on youth offenders. Paul Gregoire reports.
The United Nations Sub-committee on the Prevention of Torture had only just begun its long-awaited visit to check on detainees in Australia when it suddenly cancelled the visit. Paul Gregoire reports on the obstruction it faced while attempting to carry out its mandate.
Pressure is mounting on the NT Labor government to close Don Dale Youth Detention Centre sooner than it said it would. Stephen W Enciso reports.
The NT government is committed to keep incarcerating children in Don Dale Youth Detention Centre until at least “late 2023”, reports Stephen W Enciso.
Darwin activist Justin Tutty faced court on August 15 after trying to draw attention to the self-harm crisis at Don Dale Youth Detention Centre by sitting in Northern Territory families minister Kate Worden’s office. Stephen W Enciso reports.
A United Nations' committee investigating torture in places of detention will be conducting its first visit to Australia in October. Paul Gregoire explains what it was likely to encounter.
Justice campaigners are renewing their calls for Don Dale Youth Detention Centre to be closed, following reports of an attempted suicide by a child detainee. Stephen W Enciso reports.
Pressure on the NT government to close down Don Dale youth detention centre is growing. Stephen W Enciso 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.
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