“I think with the work that we do at the National Justice Project, even the smallest little thing that we do, allows someone to feel that they have a voice and that they’ve got the power to make change in their own life.”
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
Leetona Dungay, mother of David Dungay Jr., has announced that she is going to take her advocacy to the United Nations (UN).
This position is responsible for ensuring that all NJP and client accounts are managed efficiently and effectively, including invoice scanning/processing, and accounts processing in Xero. The role will include data input, record maintenance, invoicing, reconciling, reporting in Xero and also monthly reporting for trust accounts.
“We have seen some kind of justice in the USA – when will we see justice in Australia?”
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.
Having grown up surrounded by human rights and social justice matters, it comes as no surprise that Steve Castan is an extremely hands-on and invested Chair of the National Justice Project’s Board.
In EWR18 v Minister for Home Affairs, the Federal Court considered whether refugees living on Nauru fall within their jurisdiction, and whether to grant an injunction.
“My daughter was only trying to help her partner when NSW Police officers laid their hands on her and threw her to the ground by her collar. She was simply assisting her partner manage her anxiety attack and did nothing to be treated so appallingly.”
The National Justice Project has authored a submission to the NSW parliamentary inquiry into regional, rural and remote healthcare.