Major reforms will now require health practitioners in Australia to deliver culturally safe healthcare for First Nations patients.
Explainer: what is health justice?
We take a look at the impact of discrimination in Australia’s hospitals and medical centres – and how we can secure health justice.
Coroner finds death of First Nations man in prison preventable
Mr Yeeda, was a 19 year-old First Nations man who died of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) at the West Kimberley Regional Prison.
National Justice Project joins the Partnership for Justice in Health
The National Justice Project is proud to announce its participation in the Partnership for Justice in Health, a coalition of advocacy organisations working together to tackle systemic racism in the health and justice systems.
Exposing Healthcare Discrimination in Regional NSW
The National Justice Project has authored a submission to the NSW parliamentary inquiry into regional, rural and remote healthcare.
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 …
Human Rights groups call for kids to be removed from Nauru
The Refugee Council of Australia, The National Justice Project and Amnesty International have spoken out about the treatment of kids on Nauru and demand that all asylum seekers be evacuated from Manus Island and Nauru
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 …