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Banksia Hill YDC Needs Urgent Cultural Change

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 1:27 pm | National Justice Project

“Today’s Report into Western Australia’s Banksia Hill Detention Centre seriously underplays mistreatment of children in the youth prison”, Adjunct Professor George Newhouse, CEO of the National Justice Project said today. More >>

Damning Report on Youth Detention in WA

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 3:03 pm | National Justice Project

The National Justice Project welcomes the report of the WA Inspector of Custodial Services into the Youth Detention Centre at Banksia Hill but notes the problems inside the WA Youth detention system remain unaddressed and children’s lives are being ... More >>

Call for NZ PM to Intervene in Nauruan Constitution Crisis

Sunday, 1 April 2018, 5:35 pm | National Justice Project

Calls for the New Zealand Prime Minister to Intervene in Nauruan Constitutional Crisis Adjunct Professor George Newhouse, the Principal Solicitor of the National Justice Project, has called on the NZ Prime Minister to intervene in the Constitutional ... More >>

Inquest Into Death of Junior Fenika In Aust Prison

Sunday, 25 February 2018, 2:11 pm | National Justice Project

Starting Monday 26 February an Inquest will be held into the death of a young man who bled to death inside Goulburn Prison amid allegations that guards failed to act on his calls for help. More >>

Comment on David Dungay Protest today by Lawyer

Friday, 29 December 2017, 5:40 pm | National Justice Project

Comment on today’s protest outside Long Bay jail from George Newhouse, Principal Solicitor at National Justice Project which represents the family of David Dungay: More >>

Over 50 at Dungay Death in Custody Rally

Friday, 29 December 2017, 1:50 pm | National Justice Project

Leetona Dungay speaks to Rally of 50 at Long Bay today on 2nd anniversary of son’s death. David Dungay died in custody. Justice has been a long time coming. The rally is outside Long Bay Gaol where he died today Friday 29 December at 11am. More >>

Govt Response to the Royal Commission Must Include Kids

Sunday, 17 December 2017, 1:09 pm | National Justice Project

Govt Response to the Royal Commission Must Include Kids in Detention in Australia and on Nauru More >>

Peihopa Coronial Inquest Findings - Family Statement

Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 1:33 pm | National Justice Project

1.    Today Coroner O’Sullivan handed down her findings into the death of my son Robert Peihopa at Villawood Immigration Detention Centre on 4 April 2016. More >>

Lawyers Urge PNG Army, Navy, To Allow Free Movement

Monday, 6 November 2017, 4:32 pm | National Justice Project

Subject: Lawyers Urge PNG Army, Navy, To Allow Free Movement At RPC Lombrun on Manus Pending Legal Action Monday Lawyers Urge PNG Army, Navy, To Allow Free Movement At RPC Lombrun on Manus Pending Legal Action Monday 6/11/17 More >>

Manus Pending Legal Action Monday

Sunday, 5 November 2017, 12:32 pm | National Justice Project

Lawyers Urge PNG Army, Navy, To Allow Free Movement At RPC Lombrun on Manus Pending Legal Action Monday http://www.looppng.com/png-news/pngdf-takes-control-processing-centre-69002 The PNG Military has asserted its right to secure the property of RPC Lombrun on ... More >>

Medical Crisis in Detention Centres on Manus and Nauru

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 11:37 am | National Justice Project

Detainees and asylum-seekers, including on Manus and Nauru, have been left without medical supervision, placing them at critical risk of suicide, self-harm and from life-threatening physical health problems. More >>

Copwatch: Australia’s First Community Accountability Project

Monday, 21 August 2017, 7:24 pm | National Justice Project

Australia’s first-ever Copwatch workshop will take place in Broken Hill today, Monday 21 August, organised by The National Justice Project (NJP). More >>

 

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