Stolen Lives

Learn the facts about incarceration rates

'Change The Record' is an initiative of the National Justice Coalition, a coalition that is overseen by a Steering Committee, made up of  leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, human rights and community organisations. It provides statistics about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in incarceration, plus proposes solutions at all levels in its Blueprint For Change

Read the 339 Recommendations from the 1991 Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths In Custody.

Please read these recommendations and this review of the implementation of these recommendations, commissioned by Amnesty International Australia and drafted by Clayton Utz, are essential reading, especially as another Royal Commission is conducted.

Read Brooke Prentis's Reflection on the need for Real Change.

Stolen Land

The following links all reflect on the challenge of stolen land, especially looking at the need for a Treaty.


Come back soon for more resources on:

  • Stolen Generations
  • Stolen Wages
  • Closing the Gap
  • Aboriginal Ministry
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