We have our law....but we need legal aid and some one who understands us !

10th Apr 2019

Reports that the Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission is no longer able to supply legal representation or  advice to Aboriginal people living outside of the major regional centres is concerning….particularly when considering the  incarceration rates of First Nations Australians

 Central Australian Walpiri Elder Ned Jambajimba Hargraves  has questioned why Government is taking away the  rights of his people…  by  reducing  legal representation in remote Aboriginal communities.

Mr Hargraves who works as a court interpreter, says  Aboriginal Legal Aid was set up in Central Australia  many years ago… specifically for Central Desert Aboriginal  people … and he wants to see less of his people , not more… going to jail.

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