Today the Change the Record Coalition urged Governments to take critical leadership to address the rising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander imprisonment crisis.
The call for action has come with the release yesterday of the most recent NSW custody statistics which show a staggering increase in the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander in prisons, with an 18 per cent increase since October last year and a 20 per cent increase over the last two years.
Former AFL Dale Kickett believes only a small change in the life of a young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person can lead to a brighter safer future. You can view Dale's story on our website
Today ANTaR joins campaign partners to launch 'Change the Record' a national campaign to address the shocking rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ imprisonment and experience of violence. Join us and take the Pledge Today
26 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, health, community, and legal peak organisations write an open letter to the PM to request an urgent reversal of the proposed funding cuts to legal assistance services under the Attorney General’s portfolio, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (ATSILS), its peak body National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (NATSILS), Community Legal Centres (CLCs) and the Legal Aid Commissions (LAC