Coronial and Public Sector Monitoring
Coronial and Public Sector monitoring involves:
- Advocating in accordance with the overall objectives of government legal programs and guidelines, to advance the legal rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people;
- Providing legal assistance support to individual clients and their families affected by the criminal justice system, including appearances before Coronial Inquests;
- Monitoring the treatment of clients in custody;
- Analysing and processing individual client complaints (police/correctional staff misconduct);
- Reviewing relevant organisational procedures and channelling information into the community legal education and law reform processes; and
- Monitoring and advising key stakeholders on the progress and implementation of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody recommendations.