Linda Burney says federal leadership is needed to tackle root causes of crime and recidivism ‘I want to break that cycle’: the relatives still fighting for justice over deaths in custody Labor says it will allocate more than $90m over four years for justice reforms to reduce the incarceration of Aboriginal people and the number of Aboriginal deaths in custody, if it wins government.On the 30th anniversary of the final report of the royal commission into Aboriginal deaths in custody, Labor’s Indigenous affairs spokesperson, Linda Burney, said federal leadership on justice reinvestment is needed to tackle the root causes of crime and recidivism. Continue reading…
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Author : Lorena Allam and Calla Wahlquist
Publish date : 2021-04-15 02:40:18
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