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Reducing Indigenous incarceration, FPDN Project Manager Ashlee Kearney speaks to Radio National

By June 22, 2020No Comments


By Geraldine Doogue on Saturday Extra

Source: ABC Radio National, 20 June 2020

Australian black deaths in custody will be reduced if the number of indigenous people in prison is reduced.

We look at a preventative program that’s been proven to work, Justice Reinvest; and hear why disability is such a significant factor in why people end up in custody, and how they fare there.

Guests:

Sarah Hopkins, managing solicitor with the NSW Aboriginal Legal Service and co-chair of Justice Reinvest

Ashlee Kearney, Project Manager with the First Peoples Disability Network

Duration: 15min 10sec

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