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Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders have been let down in the juvenile justice system as data shows 45 per cent of youth offenders where Indigenous in 2018-19.

The Federal Government is failing to meet Closing The Gap targets as high rates of Indigenous youth and adults incarcerated and Indigenous suicide have exacerbated.



Produced By: Tia Ewen

Featured In Story: Natalie Lewis, a Gamilaraay woman and Commissioner for the Queensland Family and Child Commission (QFCC)

First aired on The Wire, Friday, 25 June 2021