Posts for "courts and prisons" tag


Justice reinvestment to reduce incarceration

In this week’s interview, we find out about justice reinvestment. We find out what it is, what it involves, and the reasons for developing this different approach to dealing with crime and with supporting people... read on

Update from Minister for Police, Corrections and Emergency Services

In this week’s interview we find out about a number of important services that affect people living in remote communities – police services, correctional services, and emergency services. We talk with Minister Malinauskas who is the... read on

Greg Wilson on languages and interpreting

In this week’s interview, we talk about Aboriginal languages and the importance of keeping languages alive. We also focus on why it’s so important that people have access to a language interpreter if they need... read on

Chief Justice on incarceration rates

In this week’s interview, we talk about the high number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are caught up in the prison and justice systems. We hear about the difference in the rate... read on

David Caruso on Aboriginal Heritage Act

This week’s Paper Tracker interview is with the President of the Society, Mr David Caruso. We find out about the work of the Law Society of South Australia and we hear about Mr Caruso’s views on proposed... read on

Tim Hampton (ALRM) on payment of fines

This week’s interview is with Mr Tim Hampton from the Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement (ALRM) in Port Augusta, where he works as a Financial Counsellor and Consumer Advocate. Tim lets us know about what we... read on

Paul Tanner on the APY Court Circuit

This week’s interview is with Paul Tanner, the Senior Aboriginal Justice Officer with the APY Lands Court Circuit which is managed by the Port Augusta Magistrates Court and the South Australian Courts Administration Authority (CAA). Paul has been involved... read on

One-in-three interpreter requests not met

Last year the SA Government’s Interpreting and Translating Centre was unable to meet a third of the requests it received for an Aboriginal language interpreter... read on

Recommendation 45: court facilities on the APY Lands

In April 2008, the Mullighan Inquiry recommended that court facilities should not be established in police stations on the APY Lands. The State Government did not accept this recommendation... read on

Recommendation 37: restorative justice and dispute resolution

On 30 April 2008, the Mullighan Inquiry recommended that “a process of restorative justice for the resolution of disputes” in APY communities should “be developed, implemented and periodically assessed”... read on

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