Deaths in custody

Authors: Debus, Bob
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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 […]

Authors: Keenan, Sarah

This article interrogates Australia’s ‘post-coloniality’ in light of the death in custody of Mulrunji Doomadgee and its legal and political aftermath. While Prime Minister Rudd recently called for an end […]

Authors: Kelly, Vince

The Northern Territory Police Force launch an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the deaths in custody of Terrance Briscoe. Terrance was admitted to the Alice Springs Police Watch House for […]

Authors: Weber, Leanne

The appointment of liaison officers to act as bridges to vulnerable or hard to reach communities is a standard application of a community policing philosophy, and one that would seem […]

In this special edition of the Australian Indigenous Law Review, the range of Australian jurisdictions’ law and practice relating to coronial recommendations are considered, with a particular focus on Indigenous […]

This report marks the twentieth anniversary of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (RCIADIC) and thus, 20 years of monitoring deaths in custody by the Australian Institute of […]

Authors: Baker, Ashleigh,

This report presents data on frequencies of deaths in prison custody, and police custody and custody-related operations. The report also presents information about the deceased person including their demographics and […]

The Deaths Inside database contains detailed descriptions and categorisation of Indigenous deaths in custody from January 1 2008 onwards. The bulk of the data is compiled from coronial inquests, with […]

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This guide documents the data of four studies, each of which investigated an aspect of the broader context of aboriginal deaths in custody. The first study (601) surveyed the characteristics […]

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High rates of suicidal behaviours among Indigenous Australians have been documented. Justice-involved individuals are also at a higher risk for engaging in suicidal behaviours. This study sought to ascertain the […]