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22 Apr 2021

Closing the Gap in NSW - have your say

20 April 2021   As part of the NSW Coalition of Aboriginal Peaks (CAPO), we at the Aboriginal Legal Service are calling for your feedback on Closing the Gap. The National Agreement on Closing the Gap is built around four priority reforms to change the way in which governments work with Aboriginal people. There is also a NSW-specific priority reform on economic...

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11 Mar 2021

Inquest into Nathan Reynolds' death in custody comes to an end

11 March 2021 This post contains the name and image of an Aboriginal person who has died. Today after two-and-a-half long years, Nathan Reynolds' loved ones finally received answers as to how he died in custody. The Aboriginal Legal Service NSW/ACT has been representing Nathan's family at the coronial inquest into his death. We stand with this large, loving and tight-knit family...

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26 Feb 2021

Danny Whitton's family speak out about his death in custody

26 February 2021 This post contains the name and image of an Aboriginal person who has died. Today outside the Coroner's Court of NSW, the family of Danny Whitton spoke to media about his death in custody. Danny was just 25 years old when he passed away from a suspected accidental drug overdose in 2015. He was held at Junee Correctional Centre...

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