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Past Campaigns

Failure of Imprisonment:

Each Inquiry says the same thing... 


A number of detailed inquiries have been held into the NSW prison system. These inquiries have taken evidence from a wide range of people, and have updated our knowledge and understandings of prison systems generally and the NSW system in particular.…

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DNA Testing - Introduction

DNA technology has great potential to assist in the investigation of a wide range of offences, identifying the guilty, exonerating the innocent and solving what would once have been insoluble cases. However it is still just a technology and subject to all of the limitations in the skill and…

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Corey Brough

Short Statement Summarising the Corey Brough Case:
The United Nations Human Rights Committee has ruled that Corey Brough, an adolescent Aboriginal man with a mild intellectual disability, has been the victim of human rights violations at the hand of the New South Wales prison officials whilst being…

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High Risk Management Unit

This is a request for an independent inspection team to examine the 75-cell HRMU at Goulburn Jail and to assess the nature and conditions in the unit and compare them to social alternatives. At the very least, to reassure the public that conditions in the HRMU are humane.

The proposed inspection…

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A Community Response

Prison Violence - A Community Response
Prepared by Josh Forrest

We propose an idea to counter violence within the prison setting. The aim is to create safer prison environments for the prisoners that will, in turn, make it safer for the prison staff.

Based upon the principles of civil society,…

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Life sentence

The Persecution of the Diagnosed


This is Aboriginal Land. This is Aboriginal Land. Indigenous Cultural Respect, Land Rights & Peace.
*Warning: Medical terms may cause offence! We’re not dissing you. Just talking about the situation.

“Whenever I go to jail, I get put in a strip cell in…

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Kooris and the Legal System

Review of the Royal Commission Inquiry


An End of Decade View of the Royal Commission Recommendations into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. April 1991/April 2001.   

In late 1987 the Hawke Government finally relented and called for the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. 124…

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