The Legal Australia-Wide (LAW) Survey found that Indigenous people who experience legal problems had an increased likelihood of experiencing multiple legal problems. New analyses show that compared to others, Indigenous […]

Authors: Johnson, Sean

The exemption from compliance with the provisions that regulate incorporated legal practices in the Legal Profession Act 2007 (Qld) by incorporated community legal services and incorporated Aboriginal and Torres Strait […]

Indigenous people are over-represented in the courts in both Australia and Canada. They face special disadvantages in dealing with the courts that have led to the development of special legal […]

Authors: Ross, Randal

It is widely recognised that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people experience far higher rates of adverse contact with the justice system than other Australians, as well as being one […]

Authors: Martin, Joanna

This paper describes the work of the Top End Women’s Legal Service (TEWLS), a community legal centre, fully funded by the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department, providing legal advice and representation to […]

Jump to: navigation, search The Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (RCIADIC) (1987?1991) was a Royal Commission appointed by the Australian Government in October 1987 to study and report […]

This database contains summaries of reports of Australian criminal law cases that consider Aboriginality – the Aboriginal background of the defendant, their cultural practice or the customary law of their […]

Publishers: James Cook University

This is a Pilot Project Report on research to provide a greater understanding of the civil and family law needs of Aboriginal people in New South Wales to improve access […]

The Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service Victoria (FVPLS) released a series of three policy papers directed at drawing focus to Aboriginal women and children as victims and survivors […]

Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service (FVPLS) Victoria provides legal services to Aboriginal victims of family violence and sexual assault, advocates for legal and policy reform and conducts a […]