Mr Yeeda, was a 19 year-old First Nations man who died of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) at the West Kimberley Regional Prison.
Leetona Dungay to go to United Nations for David Dungay Jnr
Leetona Dungay, mother of David Dungay Jr., has announced that she is going to take her advocacy to the United Nations (UN).
Case File: Inquest into the Death of Mr Jackamarra
After being kept in custody despite being granted bail, 36-year-old Aboriginal man Khamsani Victor Jackamarra took his own life at Broome Regional Prison.
WA Police left a Baby at the Scene of a Brutal Domestic Violence Attack
WARNING THIS STORY IS HARROWING AND REFERS TO THE DEATH OF AN INDIGENOUS BABY How a domestic violence call to police led to the arrest of the victim, her father, and the death of Baby Charlie When Police responded to a call out about a domestic violence incident involving Tamica Mullaley – they found her beaten, bloody and naked except …
National Justice Project Calls for Funding for Vital Indigenous Law Program
Media Release National Justice Project Calls for Funding for Vital Indigenous Law Program 11 July 2019 The National Justice Project is standing shoulder to shoulder with the National Peak Body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (NATSILS) as it calls on the federal government to properly fund the Indigenous Legal Assistance Program (ILAP). The Federal Budget handed down …
The National Justice Project is taking action to eliminate systemic prejudice in health care
The National Justice Project are currently acting for the family of Naomi Williams who died within hours of being given two panadol tablets and discharged from Tumut Hospital on New Years Day in 2016. The Feed takes up her story:
The National Justice Project has been nominated for a Human Rights Award
The Human Rights Commission has announced that the National Justice Project is a finalist for their 2018 Human Rights Law awards. Judges for the 2018 Human Rights Awards have spent countless hours going through more than 370 nominations across the nine categories. Finalists for the remaining eight categories will be released over coming weeks. The Law Award finalists are; Tenancy …
National Justice Project launches Copwatch app in Dubbo
On Friday August 31, the National Justice Project travelled to Dubbo to launch our Copwatch app with the local Aboriginal community. After a week of horrific statistics following the Guardian’s #DeathsInside project, holding police accountable and empowering Aboriginal youth in their interactions with law enforcement has never been more important. We launched CopWatch to media with Des Jones, Chair of …
The National Justice Project Are in Adelaide Supporting the Family of Wayne Morrison
The National Justice Project sends its respects and condolences to the family of Wayne Fella Morrison, who died in September 2016 after being restrained and put face down in the prison van at Yatala Prison in northern Adelaide. We are working closely with Wayne’s family who had to confront a video which showed guards leaning on their family member as …