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Topic: Aboriginals in prison
A deeper look at Vic crime and justice statistics shows two groups left behind

A deeper look at Vic crime and justice statistics shows two groups left behind

The laughable assertion that Victorians were "too scared" to go to restaurants due to apparent out-of-control youth gangs hides a deeper ignorance in the debate around justice, incarceration and mental health.

Aboriginal prisoner denied the right to breastfeed her newborn

Aboriginal prisoner denied the right to breastfeed her newborn

Aboriginal women are one of the most over-represented groups in prison, writes Debbie Kilroy, CEO of Sisters Inside. And their treatment is not as humane and respectful as prison officials would have you believe.

Justice and closing the gap: the prison target Aboriginal Australia needs

Justice and closing the gap: the prison target Aboriginal Australia needs

Some Aboriginal leaders say justice targets are needed to help close the gap. The federal government isn't keeping score yet, but advocates say it's tied to health outcomes.