indigenous affairs October 26, 2019
The Northern Territory will soon be without a single full-time Auslan interpreter, stranding the deaf community – and particularly its Indigenous members – without the support they need to navigate the health and legal systems.
indigenous affairs October 19, 2019
As crossbencher Rebekha Sharkie pushes to raise the age of criminal responsibility from 10 to 14, experts point to the long-term detrimental effects of early incarceration and a disproportionate racial factor in detention rates.
indigenous affairs September 14, 2019
Last weekend, Yorta Yorta grandmother Tanya Day would have turned 57. As the inquest into her death in police custody continues, her family is pushing for justice and holding the Andrews government to its promises for change.
indigenous affairs March 30, 2019
A recent coroner’s report into the deaths by suicide of Indigenous children and young people in remote WA, linked to intergenerational trauma and racism, mirrors the findings of a 2008 inquiry. With little achieved in the interim years, experts claim the government is not only misdiagnosing the problem but is also unable to come up with productive solutions.