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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.

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National Justice Project urges UK lawmakers to resist offshore processing of refugees

Our submission provides a detailed analysis of the liability risks arising from offshore processing; lack of durable solutions for resettlement of refugees; the risks of relying on foreign sovereign states to resolve domestic obligations; the logistical challenges arising from relying on foreign sovereign governments; the foreseeable and avoidable harm that offshore processing causes; and
the risks relating to pre-emptive removal.

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Disrupting power imbalances: Ariane Dozer

A day in the life of Ariane Dozer sounds truly hectic. “No two days are the same,” she laughs. “I’m juggling lots of different moving parts! My day might include meeting with partners to collaborate with on projects; drafting or reviewing content or submissions or other policy work; and there might be some legal work thrown in there. I might …

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Tackling racial discrimination in our legal system with Deadly Connections

National Justice Project is partnering with Deadly Connections to create the Bugmy Justice Project. This innovative initiative seeks to amplify the voices and experiences of First Nations people and their community in the courtroom and tackle the deadly probem of over incarceration. We spoke to Sambavi Seermaran, a full-time solicitor working across the two organisations to lead the project.

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Law Hack 2021: Disability Justice | 14 & 22 October

Law Hack 2021: Disability Justice was a unique event that brought together bright minds, passionate hearts and brilliant professionals for one purpose: to tackle the injustices facing Australians living with disabilities with ground-breaking legal solutions. Across two energetic days on Thursday 14 October and Friday 22 October 2021, we convened 39 participants from the legal, community and advocacy sectors to …