September 2010

30 Sep Circle sentencing expanded in NSW (Sydney Morning Herald)

A radical justice scheme that brings indigenous offenders face to face with their victims and allows Aboriginal elders to help decide sentences is being expanded across NSW. The state government will on Thursday announce the rollout of Circle Sentencing to regional centres Moree, Ulladulla, Wellington and...

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23 Sep Locals lead fight to cut Aboriginal disadvantage (The Australian)

THE outback town of Wilcannia has set ambitious targets to reduce chronic Aboriginal disadvantage. The town has struck a pioneering agreement with the federal and NSW governments to establish nurses in schools, indigenous-run small businesses, and better healthcare for pregnant women. The former opal mining town has become...

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