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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Justice

Community Legal Centres Queensland believes that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are entitled to the same legal rights as the non-Indigenous population of Australia and to equality before the law at all stages of the legal process.

Community Legal Centres Queensland supports

  • Convention 169 of the International Labour Organization;
  • The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and welcomes Australia’s endorsement of this instrument.

Community Legal Centres Queensland advocates 

  • genuine, respectful discussion with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples concerning the reduction of Indigenous overrepresentation in the criminal justice system;
  • Improvement in service provision to facilitate access to justice for Indigenous people, wherever they live. 
Downloads:

Community Legal Centres Queensland Reconciliation Action Plan

PDF icon Community Legal Centres Queensland Reconciliation Action Plan
Our vision for reconciliation is to ensure that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have the same human and legal rights as the broader population of Australia and to equality before the law at all stages of the legal process.

tent_embassy_support_ltr.pdf

PDF icon tent_embassy_support_ltr.pdf
Community Legal Centres Queensland wrote this letter of support, after the Aboriginal tent embassy was forcibly removed from Musgrave Park in May 2012.