Queensland Government announce independent review into the State’s youth detention centres.
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service (QLD) Ltd – (ATSILS) has welcomed today’s announcement by the Queensland Government of an independent review into the State’s youth detention centres. ATSILS commends the Government on their commitment to independence and calls for the terms of reference to be developed with significant engagement and oversight by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and their representative organisations.
Date: Friday, 19th August 2016
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Don Dale and beyond: A broken juvenile justice system is failing our kids across the nation.
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service (QLD) Ltd is appalled and concerned by yet more reports of alleged mistreatment of vulnerable youth, this time from within the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre and Cleveland Youth Detention Centre in Townsville.
Date: Friday, 19th August 2016
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Federal Labor commits to reversing cuts to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service (QLD) Ltd (ATSILS) welcomes the news announced today by the Australian Labor Party that should they win government, they would reverse the 24 million dollar cuts announced by the Federal Government due to begin on July 1 this year.
Date: Friday, 10th June 2016
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Australia’s Human Rights Review: Time to Change the Record
(As Australia’s human rights record is reviewed by the UN, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service (QLD) Ltd urges the government to strengthen its commitment and action to address the nation’s unacceptable record of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander imprisonment.)
Date: Monday, 9th November 2015
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TOGETHER: We Can Put an End to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland.
Date: Wednesday, 19th August 2015
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Putting ‘Smarts’ back into the Queensland Justice System
(ATSILS response to the Palaszczuk Government’s first state budget).
Date: Wednesday, 15th July 2015
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Smarter justice needed in the former ‘Smart State’
Date: Wednesday, 3rd June 2015
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