ABORIGINAL JUSTICE FOR ABORIGINAL PEOPLE BY ABORIGINAL PEOPLE

While Adam Giles, the new Corrections Minister in Northern Territory, announces the building of a new prison, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda discusses $700 million in savings that can be made as a result of implementing community based correctional measures

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Enough is enough

The path to progress seemed imminent. Representatives from Te Matatini had agreed to meet, a place and timeframe had been set to sort out the details and then boom nothing. Te Matatini fell silent.  They failed to come good on their promise. My elation was followed by disappointment and regret. This after years of sustained…