Indigenous incarceration

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Daniel Andrews rebuffs Greens ultimatum, saying he won’t be rushed on bail reform
Victorian government seeks to differentiate its treatment of alleged violent and non-violent offenders

Benita Kolovos

07, Feb, 2023 @5:08 AM

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Self-care is important – but we shouldn’t mistake it for feminist action | Zoya Patel
As long as there is a big gap between the women who have the most freedoms, and those with the least, our work as feminists is not over

Zoya Patel

01, Feb, 2023 @1:02 AM

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Unsentenced prisoners make up a third of Australia’s prison population as bail refusals boom
Advocates urge overhaul of laws to ensure people aren’t needlessly funnelled into jail

Adeshola Ore

31, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Daniel Andrews promises Victorian bail law reform after inquest into Veronica Nelson’s death
Premier vows responsibility to ‘make the necessary changes’ after state coroner recommended urgent review of bail act

Adeshola Ore and AAP

31, Jan, 2023 @4:14 AM

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‘Complete, unmitigated disaster’: inquest into Veronica Nelson’s death urges overhaul of ‘discriminatory’ Victorian bail laws
Coroner refers prison health contractor to Director of Public Prosecutions over death in custody

Adeshola Ore

30, Jan, 2023 @4:04 AM

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Australia’s credibility on human rights blighted by laws targeting climate protesters and jailing children, report says
Human Rights Watch calls on government to address its own ‘alarming deficiencies’, including detention of children under 14 and treatment of asylum seekers

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

12, Jan, 2023 @3:15 AM

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Indigenous prisoner complained of severe migraines before dying in custody in Perth
Exclusive: Dannielle Lowe, 41, told partner of being in ‘agony’ in weeks before her death on Christmas Eve

Eden Gillespie

03, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Advocates call for urgent action after two ‘incredibly tragic’ Aboriginal deaths in custody
Linda Burney says rates of Indigenous incarceration and deaths in custody 30 years after royal commission are a ‘national shame’

Eden Gillespie

29, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Indigenous deaths in custody rises to 516 since the 1991 royal commission, report says
The Australian Institute of Criminology’s annual report shows 106 people died in custody between July 2021 and July 2022, with 16 of those being of Indigenous descent

Josh Taylor

19, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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‘Torturous behaviour’: hundreds join class action against Western Australian juvenile justice centre
Current and former Banksia Hill inmates allege they were subjected to human rights breaches including forcible strip-searches

Sarah Collard

07, Dec, 2022 @5:40 AM

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Plan to overhaul troubled Banksia Hill youth detention centre commissioned but kept secret
Aboriginal leaders express anger as review declared an ‘internal document’ just weeks after crisis talks with state government

Sarah Collard Indigenous affairs reporter

01, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Indigenous groups welcome Northern Territory raising criminal age but say 12 still too young
NT first jurisdiction in Australia to lift age while Aboriginal advocates and human rights experts continue push for at least 14

Sarah Collard

30, Nov, 2022 @4:07 AM

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