WESTERN AUSTRALIA: A death in custody watch group has renewed calls for the state government to re-look at the privatisation of prison and transport services, after a damaging training manual was leaked detailing how one company handles asylum seekers.
NATIONAL: In the 29 years since the proclamation of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act (NSW) the High Court of Australia has only addressed the legislation on once occasion. It was a great victory, but JUDE VODEK worries about the broader implications of that decision.
NATIONAL: Aboriginal people in Western Australia are the most jailed people on earth. But if it weren’t for the Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australian the world’s worst jailing rate would be even bigger. Author and historian FIONA SKYRING gives Tracker readers an exclusive insight into her latest book, Justice.