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On October 27, LawHack 2023: Rights of the Child came to life with flying colours!đŸ’„ 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

“I am still heartbroken about the death of my son [in WA Prisons]. I don’t want any mother to have to go through what I have had to bear" - mother of Jomen Blanket.
The family of George Campbell say that more could have been done to provide cultural connection for their son in state care.
A coroner has accepted expert opinion that the life of Stanley Inman Jnr could have been saved if there had been culturally safe care at Acacia Prison. 
A spate of suicides in WA's Acacia Prison will be highlighted this week, as the WA Coroner examines the death of Stanley Inman Jnr.
We support the ‘yes’ campaign on a Voice to Parliament. We believe that it will be a powerful tool for advocacy that can strengthen grass-roots campaigning.
On 3 May 2018, Mr Yeeda, a 19-year-old Aboriginal man, died at the West Kimberly Regional Prison whilst serving a 14-month custodial term of imprisonment.
Drawing on the experience of our clients, we drew the parliament’s attention to the systemic failures to address violence against Indigenous women and children.
The NSW Coroner has begun the hearing into the death of George Campbell, a Yuin-Dunghutti-Tharawal teenager who was in the care of NSW DCJ when he died.  
Instead of locking up kids in youth detention, we must give them medical care, education, and connection to their community.
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