You can see George Newhouse speaking to ABC TV News 24 about the Mobile Phone case below
George Newhouse, Principal Solicitor of the National Justice Project, demands that the WA Police Commissioner speak out about a young Noongar man who was run down by WA police on the 8th of May, 2018. A change in WA police culture must start at the top.
A senior sergeant in the Western Australia Police Force was suspended Thursday after an Aboriginal man was struck by a police vehicle in a Perth suburb. See the New York Times Story here: WA Police officer suspended after his vehicle hits a young Aboriginal man
The National Justice Project was asked to assist a young Aboriginal man who was run down by an unmarked police car in a Perth suburb.
Urgent need for medical care, education and Indigenous Culture The National Justice Project welcomes the report of the WA Inspector of Custodial Services into the Youth Detention Centre at Banksia Hill but notes the problems inside the WA Youth detention system remain unaddressed and children’s lives are being destroyed by inaction. George Newhouse, Principal Solicitor at the NJP and Adjunct …
We have launched a new program to run training in Aboriginal communities about using mobile phones to document harassment by authorities. The project, known as “Copwatch”, has been developed in response to complaints about over-policing and police abuses in Aboriginal communities. We are currently seeking crowdfunding in order to send human rights lawyers and media professionals to deliver training on using mobile …
Giving a voice to the voiceless and speaking out against injustice is an important part of our work.
Over the past month we’ve featured in the media for our work with Aboriginal people and refugees.
This week the National Justice Project attended the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory. Our Principal Solicitor, George Newhouse, represented Professor Larissa Behrendt as she gave evidence to the Commission on the impact of the huge increase in Aboriginal child removals in the NT in the years since the Federal Government’s NT Intervention.
The National Justice Project is calling for sustained action to end Australia’s rampant and widespread discrimination in the delivery of health services today on #IHMayDay. #IHMayDay – 17 May 2017, standing for Indigenous Health MayDay – is an annual Twitter event, which provides a full-day of programming with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people tweeting about Indigenous health issues. The event …