First nations

Despite COVID-19, reconciliation must continue with the aim of achieving concrete, culturally viable results for a genuinely reconciled future.
Joshua Apanui
According to Sisters Inside CEO Debbie Kilroy OAM, it is “beyond outrageous” that more than 400 Aboriginal people have died in custody since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (RCIADIC) report was tabled on 15 April 1991.
Joshua Apanui
It is one of the most heartbreaking and shocking statistics for any Australian state or territory, but the over-representation of First Nations people in our jails is both a tragedy and ongoing human rights crisis.

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