Ending over-representation

Ending over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the criminal justice system

People who are or have been in prison are typically from highly disadvantaged backgrounds.Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are the most disadvantaged group in Australia. The key to ending over-representation in the criminal justice system is to end disadvantage.

 

Download this fact sheet below:

Ending over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the criminal justice system 163 KB

 

Some further resources:

Indigenous Justice Clearinghouse

Closing the Gap Clearinghouse

Justice Reinvestment for Aboriginal young people

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