Gilbert, Robyn

Authors: Gilbert, Robyn

Indigenous communities possess unique strengths but also face significant challenges. The challenges faced by some communities, such as poverty, unemployment, poor health, social dysfunction and violence, have not been addressed […]

Indigenous juveniles are over-represented at all stages of the criminal justice system. This paper identifies factors which contribute to this over representation before going on to describe a number of […]

Since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody raised concerns about the imprisonment of Aboriginal people for fine default, automatic imprisonment for fine default has now been abolished in […]

The rate of imprisonment of Indigenous people in Australia and New Zealand continues to be unacceptably high. Indigenous people are more likely to return to prison than are non-Indigenous people. […]

Violence continues to be a significant challenge for Indigenous people in Australia and New Zealand. Treatment programs for violent adult offenders have the potential to contribute significantly to reducing violent […]