Media release: Child protection failing Aboriginal children – Half of children in juvenile justice have also received child protection services Direct tunnel from out of home care to prison. One way flight from Child Protection Services to Juvenile Justice

A report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare today has revealed that there is significant overlap between youth who have been under the care of Child Services and Juvenile justice. The report shows that half of children who had been supervised...

Media release: Criminal record check scheme a risk

Almost 100 private companies and public agencies have been given privileged access to NSW Police criminal records on a cash-for-access scheme. The Greens have secured the release of the list of organizations in NSW authorized by the NSW Police to undertake criminal...

Media release: New model for law reform for Bowraville Murders

The NSW Parliamentary Committee investigating the legal obstacles in the Bowraville Murders has today presented a report referring a new model to reform Double Jeopardy laws to the Attorney General. The model, proposed by Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education...

Media release: Rethinking Strip Searches by NSW Police

A comprehensive report from the University of NSW today has recommended significant reform to the use of police strip searches including clear laws to guide police, and strong protections for young people and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People. The UNSW Law...

Media Release: Red Mass archaic and inappropriate

At 9am on 29 January St Mary’s Cathedral will have Most Rev Bishop Anthony (Tony) Randazzo hosting the “Red Mass” – an event attended by senior members of the NSW Court where they are lectured by the Bishop about their responsibilities. Randazzo is Bishop Anthony...