Indigenous Justice

Archive of posts in the 'Indigenous Justice' category

2019 Social Justice Dinner – thank you!

March 22, 2019

In this edition: 2019 Social Justice Dinner – thank you!;  Reducing financial vulnerability: scheme helps over 60,000 people;  Challenge continues to excessive bail compliance checks;  A win for children leaving out-of-home-care;  Homelessness: more people street sleeping in inner Sydney

Police powers: hearing today on excessive ‘bail compliance checks’

November 29, 2018

In this edition Police powers: hearing today on excessive ‘bail compliance checks’;  Report: Utility disconnections hitting struggling families hardest;  Senate Inquiry Recommends Protection for LGBT Students;  Child protection reforms pass NSW Parliament;  Thanks Macquarie Bank!;  2019 Social Justice Dinner – … read more

Opinion: Why we should be concerned about the NSW adoption reforms

November 14, 2018

This week, the NSW Government will seek to pass sweeping changes through Parliament that will make it easier for children to be adopted without the consent of their parents and harder for parents to have their children restored to their … read more

NSW Government to rush through adoption reforms today

November 13, 2018

The Aboriginal Legal Service NSW/ACT (ALS) and PIAC have re-iterated their concerns about the NSW Government’s child protection and adoption reforms, which would have dire consequences for Aboriginal children and families. NSW Parliament will today consider a Bill amending the … read more

Urgent need for consultation on child protection changes to avoid dire consequences for Aboriginal children and families

October 31, 2018

The Aboriginal Legal Service NSW/ACT (ALS) and the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) have joined forces to call on Members of the Legislative Council to refer a Bill amending child protection legislation for inquiry amidst concerns that the changes would … read more

Supplementary Submission to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Inquiry into Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

October 9, 2018

Supplementary Submission to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Inquiry into Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples   PIAC’s submission reiterated our support the Uluru Statement from the Heart, including its three calls for: Voice: a First Nations Voice to … read more

Calls for greater transparency and accountability for secret ‘STMP’ policing policy and its impact on young people

September 21, 2018

PIAC has welcomed calls by a NSW Parliamentary Committee for greater transparency and accountability in relation to the way the NSW Police Force applies the Suspect Targeting Management Plan (STMP) to children and young people. The STMP is a secret … read more

Submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Constitutional Recognition Relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

June 28, 2018

Submission to the Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition Relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples PIAC’s submission expresses our support for the Uluru Statement from the Heart as the foundation of constitutional recognition for Aboriginal and Torres Strait … read more

Please help us continue the fight for social justice

June 12, 2018

In this edition: Please help us continue the fight for social justice;  ‘In Poor Health’: report on health care in immigration detention out tomorrow;  Sri Lanka conflict mapping project enters phase two;  Time for recognition: Uluru Statement from the Heart;  … read more

Banking Royal Commission urged to consider mental health discrimination

May 18, 2018

In this edition: Banking Royal Commission urged to consider mental health discrimination;  Bungled police response leaves DV victim behind bars;  Family Matters National Week of Action;  Thanks and Farewell Lou Schetzer

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