'White privileged sport': Australian cricket confronts race issues Cricket Australia has been told the game is seen as a "white privileged sport", as the governing body wrestles with how to recognise the Black Lives Matter movement. The comments were made by a young Indigenous activist, Tamika Sadler, in the latest episode of CA's panel series, Cricket Connecting Country, discussing systemic racism in Australian society and historic injustices in the sport. Jason Gillespie is a guest on the latest episode of [...]
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‘The Aboriginal Gulag’: The Northern Territory’s Criminal Legal System John B. Lawrence SC Editor’s note: This article was sent to the Australian Lawyer’s Alliance’s publication Precedent in the hope of offering critique of NT legal professionals’ complicity with the disgraceful status quo of mass Aboriginal incarceration. Precedent proposed heavy edits to the article, including the very notable extraction most of the critical references to NT legal professional organisations. Such proposed censorship of dissenting voices shows a shocking lack of willingness [...]
Stop reporting and start doing, lawyers tell NSW inquiry into 'inhumane' Indigenous incarceration Coroner’s court should be properly resourced to investigate deaths in custody, bar association says Tony McAvoy SC addresses the NSW inquiry into Indigenous incarceration and deaths in custody on Monday. Photograph: NSW parliament The imprisonment rates of Aboriginal people in New South Wales are “gross and inhumane” but the solutions already exist in the 50 different reports that have been written on the issue over several decades, [...]
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