Incarceration Rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

Tue Jul 25 2017
ALRC Discussion Paper

The Australian Law Reform Commission last week released its Discussion Paper 84: "Incarceration Rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples". The Discussion Paper contains a number of proposals aimed at reducing indigenous incarceration rates in Australia and raises a number of questions for comment.

Submissions close on 4 September 2017.

The Discussion Paper, along with details on the Commission's Inquiry and Terms of Reference can be found here

The Bar Council has established a specific Working Party to examine the over-representation of Indigenous People in the Criminal Justice System and prepare submissions to the Australian Law Reform Commission on this issue.

Contact InBriefReturn

If you no longer wish to receive In Brief, please notify the Bar Association's Certification Officer

InBrief welcomes advertisements relating to products, events or services, which assist barristers with their practice or support the objects of the Bar Association. Each day, a selection of InBrief articles is emailed to our members. To have an advertisement included a daily email broadcast costs $50 (inc. GST). Announcements must be paid in advance. For more information about the terms and conditions, or to arrange payment, please contact the Bar Association’s publications manager