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Australia will come under the United Nation’s microscope for its compliance with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in February next year.  According to a new report, Australia is on the path to international embarrassment for its treatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.

Change the Record has questioned the report released by the Minister for Indigenous Affairs Nigel Scullion yesterday, which claims that the majority of recommendations from the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (RCIADIC) have been implemented. 

A chorus of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders, communities and organisations have called on the Federal Government to provide a formal response to the recommendations contained in the Australian Law Reform Commission’s Pathways to Justice report. 

The national peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (NATSILS) today called for a national roll out of mandatory custody notification services in response to alarming findings from The Guardian Australia’s ‘Deaths Inside’ project.
The national peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (NATSILS) today called for a national roll out of mandatory custody notification services in response to alarming findings from The Guardian Australia’s ‘Deaths Inside’ project.

The National peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (NATSILS) is throwing support behind the latest finding from the Law Council’s Justice Project for an urgent injection of at least $390 million per annum of funds into legal services.