Closing the Gap Clearinghouse

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are vastly over-represented in the Australian juvenile and criminal justice systems, with a high cost through exposure to the harsh prison environment, marginalisation, and […]

Publishers: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare; Australian Institute of Family Studies, Resource Sheet, 37

Research in Australia as in other colonised societies has linked a collapse of traditional Indigenous institutions and roles to contemporary patterns of destructive behaviour, such as heavy alcohol consumption by […]

Despite the multiple policy and practice reforms that were initiated after the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, over-representation of Indigenous young people in the juvenile criminal justice system […]