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Case File: Mullaley v State Coroner of Western Australia

Nobody who reads the story of Baby Charlie will be unmoved by the appalling treatment that he and his mother received, but yet the judicial and political systems of West Australia continue to deny an effective way to investigate the issues of systemic discrimination and bias that this story reveals

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West Australian Department of Communities fail First Nations child with disabilities

The State body responsible for caring for children in Western Australia has been caught out failing to follow medical advice and provide adequate care to a First Nations child with disabilities. According to testimony at the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability yesterday, doctors’ recommendations for assessment and treatment were not followed by the Department, leading to delays in diagnosis and access to treatment.

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Clarifying COVID-19 restrictions for Australia’s First Peoples

The National Justice Project, National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (NATSILS) and UTS Jumbunna have worked together to clarify and communicate restrictions relating to COVID-19 activities for First Nations people living in remote communities across the country. The series of factsheets, which are being shared below, summarise the various public health directions issued as a result of the …

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Family Demands Urgent Action after their son dies after being sent home from Dubbo Hospital

The State body responsible for caring for children in Western Australia has been caught out failing to follow medical advice and provide adequate care to a First Nations child with disabilities. According to testimony at the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability yesterday, doctors’ recommendations for assessment and treatment were not followed by the Department, leading to delays in diagnosis and access to treatment.