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AUSTRALIAN BAR ASSOCIATION URGES NORTHERN TERRITORY TO RECONSIDER PROPOSED BAIL LEGISLATION
Northern Territory’s proposed bail legislation to remove the presumption in favour of bail for repeat property offenders will only further exacerbate Australia’s disgraceful Indigenous incarceration rates.. Read more
Legal Aid: Statement from ABA President Patrick O’Sullivan QC
The Australian Bar Association acknowledges the Federal Government’s recent $30 million injection to legal assistance services, to support families in crisis, but we believe it falls well short of the $200 million that was recommended by last year’s Produc. Read more
“Amend mandatory sentencing and watch Indigenous incarceration rates fall” says ABA President
Australian Bar Association announces agenda to reduce Indigenous incarceration rates.. Read more