NSW Parliament endorses Uluru Statement from the Heart

NSW Parliament endorses Uluru Statement from the Heart

NSW Parliament endorses Uluru Statement from the Heart In a symbolic moment for reconciliation the NSW Parliament has today formally supported the “Uluru Statement from the Heart.” The motion was moved by Greens MP David Shoebridge and all parties in Parliament today...
State Crime Command will investigate Mark Haines’ death

State Crime Command will investigate Mark Haines’ death

The NSW Police have today announced that the State Crime Command will review the case of murdered Aboriginal 17 year old Mark Haines. This announcement comes on the 29th anniversary of Mark’s death as his family and supporters joined with Greens MP David...
Bill to close CNS loophole

Bill to close CNS loophole

Today we gave notice of a bill that would require the Custody Notification Service (CNS) to be notified every time an Aboriginal person is detained. This was a recommendation of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. Currently there is only a...
Aboriginal justice demands far more than another inquiry

Aboriginal justice demands far more than another inquiry

The Indigenous incarceration inquiry today announced by the Federal Government is a symbolic recognition of our broken criminal justice system, but comes 25 years after the ground-breaking report from the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody was handed...