Growing pressure for governments to address the over-incarceration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Australia imprisons thousands of Aboriginal people with mental and cognitive disabilityfrom disadvantaged backgrounds. Our research illustrates the huge cost of this practice – in both human and economic terms.
NATILS chair Shane Duffy took to ABC’s Lateline last night campaigning for lower rates of Indigenous incarceration.
Report reveals thousands of Indigenous people with mental health issues are being warehoused in jails across the country
A study finds that thousands of Indigenous people are being held in jails instead of receiving treatment or community support, with a failure to identify mental health issues early in life identified as a major concern.
Australia imprisons thousands of Aboriginal people with mental and cognitive disability each year. A widespread lack of understanding – and action – underpins this shameful breach of human rights.