Concentration Camps in Australia

The invisibility of young peoples voices in the Don Dale royal commission’s interim report

Mick Gooda and Margaret White - Northern Territory Youth Detention Royal CommissionersNorthern Territory Youth Detention Royal Commissioners Mick Gooda and Margaret White
(The Australian)

Young people’s voices are all but invisible in the Don Dale royal commission’s interim report
By Thalia Anthony
Associate Professor in Law, University of Technology Sydney
6 April 2017 [node:read-more:link]

First Royal Commission into atrocities against Aboriginal prisoners - WA 1905

Frontier history North West Australia 2005

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Notice the tin mugs placed in strategic places on the tin wall behind the prisoners - if one wanted a drink or go to the toilet the whole gang would have to go with them. In some cases, people were chained next to a member of a tribal group that is culturally inappropriate to even to speak to, never-loan the different customs and language barriers. It's no wonder they had difficulty fitting into their own family group when they were 'lucky' enough to return to their home. [node:read-more:link]

More proof: The criminal justice system is biased against First Nation People

The NSW 'Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research' tells us that the rise in Indigenous imprisonment in NSW is due to a combination of higher rates of arrest resulting in conviction, a greater likelihood of imprisonment given conviction and a higher rate of bail refusal.
 
We already know this, it's not rocket science, so why do the politicians refuse to do anything about it?

Why is trachoma blinding Aboriginal children when mainstream Australia eliminated it 100 years ago?

Trachoma disappeared from most of Australia 100 years ago as individual and community hygiene improved
Trachoma disappeared from most of Australia 100 years ago as individual and community hygiene improved.
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Hugh Taylor, Emma Stanford and Fiona Lange 13 September 2016 [node:read-more:link]

Proposed development at Deebing Creek mission site would 'destroy our people'

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