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The mission of the Northern Territory Correctional Service is to contribute to the overall government approach of building safer communities through providing safe, secure, humane custody, while reducing crime through […]

Authors: Harris, Mark
Publishers: Department of Justice

The Koori Court first sat at Shepparton on 7 October 2002, following the passage of the Magistrates’ Court (Koori Court) Act 2002. Six months later the Broadmeadows Koori Court commenced […]

Authors: Atkinson, Judy

This presentation contains a series of talking points discussing childhood trauma, including abuse and neglect, and ways of healing. These are the PowerPoint slides used as the basis of a […]

This research report forms part of a submission from the Indigenous Law Centre, University of New South Wales to the Federal Government in relation to its ‘Inquiry into Stolen Wages’. […]

This report is useful for those researching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) people with disabilities in prison. Part 1 contains information on the over imprisonment of ATSI peoples, over […]

This is an edited version of the Hon. Bob Debus’ Society of Labor Lawyers Annual lecture in memory of Frank Walker. In it, Mr Debus reflects on changes in the […]

In Canberra, members of the Indigenous population are five times more likely to be affected by family violence than the non-Indigenous population. The purpose of this study is to examine […]

Authors: Pheeney, David

The evolution of bail laws in New South Wales (NSW) is critiqued in the context of public debate, political comments and competing interest groups. It is argued that over the […]

Paternal imprisonment creates a significant risk for the intergenerational transmission of offending but there is little research on the mechanisms underpinning this risk. Culturally relevant research is also essential in […]

The Rudd Government’s Australia 2020 Summit has been widely reported on, yet the voice of young indigenous Australians has not often been heard. In this article, the National Indigenous Youth […]