Eight Steps To Addressing The Indigenous Youth Incarceration Crisis

By Charles Pakana – 28 June 2018

There can be little doubt that the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander in Australia’s prisons is well beyond a crisis point.

While the media shouts “foul” about the recent news that 100% of incarcerated youth in the Northern Territory are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, NATSIL – the peak body for First Nations legal services in Australia – presented State, Territory and Federal Governments with a plan in September last year.

NATSIL Legal Secretariat Roxanne Moore joins Charles online to discuss the body’s National Action Plan – Free To Be Children.

 

Hear the full interview by pressing the Play button above

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