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Justice Reinvestment Key To Reducing Indigenous Incarceration: Tom Calma

Crime rates are dropping, but jailing rates – particularly of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people – are sky-rocketing.

  • A new approach is needed, and already well known writes Professor Tom Calma.
  • New Matilda

The Australian Law Reform Commission’s Pathways to Justice report tabled last week is one of a long line to address the overrepresentation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in prison, and not the first to point to justice reinvestment as a…

Surup 4dAlmost 10 years ago, in my role as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner I first promoted the concept of justice reinvestment.

At that time, the…

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