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Handing down her findings at the local court house in Bourke, State Coroner Teresa O’Sullivan found that the concerns raised by the family with respect to investigative failures and systemic racism were entirely justified and correct. On 6 December 1987,

The coronial inquest into the death of Gomeroi teenager Mark Anthony Haines began this morning at Tamworth Courthouse. The inquest will run for two weeks before Deputy State Coroner Harriet Grahame and will hear from a number of witnesses, experts

An inquest opening today in Brisbane into the death of a young Sudanese refugee who was held in Manus Island offshore immigration detention centre will shed light on Australia’s secretive offshore detention regime, says human rights law firm the National

The National Justice Project is very proud of the incredible women on our team who make up 80% of our staff. Our all-female, powerhouse of an Executive Team leads our organisation with absolute flair and diligence. On International Women’s Day

The National Justice Project is gearing up for a major inquest into the death of Ricky “Dougie” Hampson, a proud Kamilaroi/Dunghutti father of eight children, who died in agony after being discharged from Dubbo Hospital. During the 18 hours that

The latest report from the Australian Government’s Productivity Commission shows that Aboriginal deaths in police custody have doubled since 2007, which human rights law firm the National Justice Project says shows the need for urgent reform. The government data, released

In recognition of International Volunteer Day this week, we’re celebrating the incredible work and generosity of our volunteers. We spoke to two of our passionate legal volunteers, Simran and Tahlia, about what it’s like to volunteer with the National Justice

This article by National Justice Project co-founders George Newhouse and Duncan Fine first appeared in the Guardian Australia on 5 December 2023. It’s depressing but totally predictable that the only time you ever hear about the workings of the criminal

36 years ago two First Nations children died on a lonely stretch of highway near Bourke, in western New South Wales. Not a day goes by that their families are not reminded of their loss and they have never stopped

On October 27, LawHack 2023: Rights of the Child came to life with flying colours!💥 Alongside the Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research, we harnessed the intellectual firepower of more than 45 legal professionals in one room to generate

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