Police are an ever-present part of life in Walgett.
In Orana Juvenile Justice Centre, 99% of the inmates are Aboriginal. Indigenous youths represent only 5% of young Australian people. Yet 39% of the young people in the juvenile justice system are Aboriginal. At the Centre, I heard some of the adults telling the kids not to waste their opportunities. But what opportunities are they…
Milly Ellen reports on Wednesday afternoon’s protest.
Andy Mason writes about his time in a rural prison.
Organisers are calling today’s protest a win for Aboriginal residents, reports Justin Pen.
Alex Tighe reports on the horrors of a young man, thrown behind bars without so much as a trial.
Don’t be too quick to trust police media sources, writes Subeta Vimalarajah.
Christina White and Georgia Behrens report on the National Day of Action protests.
Max Chalmers profiles the evolving career of Michael Spence.
The mainstream media failed to adequately portray last week’s student protest. Lot’s Wife editor Matthew Campbell reports for Honi.