CAAMA News 27-08-2019

27th Aug 2019

CAAMA News team :Paul Wiles, Kyle Dowling

First Nations Australians are now more likely to be jailed than African Americans while a quarter of Australia’s Indigenous men born in the 1970s have served time in prison according to a new analysis of official data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Amnesty International has welcomed changes to youth justice legislation in Queensland but is continuing to urge the state government to raise the age of criminal responsibility.