Courts and sentencing

The Full Court of the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory can agitate and ventilate issues in the Northern Territory. With particular reference to two well covered media cases – […]


The Victorian Government Aboriginal Affairs Report is a chance to consider how we have tracked against out commitment to improving outcomes for Aboriginal Victorias as measured against the Victorian Aboriginal […]

Authors: Wallace, Anne,

Courts and tribunals in Australia are making substantial investments in court technology, in particular, videoconferencing and broadband technology, as a way of delivering justice to remote and regional Australia. While […]

Authors: Auty, Kate

Aboriginal Sentencing Courts are not generally understood as ‘therapeutic jurisprudence’. This essay explores a particular Aboriginal Sentencing Court – the Shepparton Koori Court – from its establishment through its first […]

Imprisonment rates in WA are above the national average, have increased by 14% between 2015 and 2016, and Indigenous women are the fastest growing group within the remand system. Imprisonment […]

Drawing on their shared experiences working with Aboriginal communities, Jane Dickson-Gilmore and Carol LaPrairie examine the outcomes of restorative justice projects, paying special attention to such prominent programs as conferencing, […]

Publishers: Department of Justice

The Wulgunggo Ngalu Learning Place is a joint initiative of the Victorian Government and the Indigenous community. Due to open in mid 2007 at the former Won Wron Prison site […]

Authors: Temby, Denis

This article discusses the establishment and activities of the Yandeyarra Aboriginal Community Court. Located in the Pilbara Region of Western Australia, the court arose out of the desire of community […]

This report looks at the complete youth justice supervision history of 24,102 young people in Australia, who experienced supervision, both in the community and in detention, between 1 July 2000 […]