Skip to main content

The high rate of incarceration among Aboriginal people due to systemic barriers causes untold harm to families and the communities in which they live. During the 2017 NCOSS regional consultations, Aboriginal community members from across NSW told us they are not receiving the right kind of help to break through the barriers imposed by the justice system. 

The Australian Law Reform Commission’s inquiry and report represents a positive stepping stone to reducing the incarceration rate of Aboriginal people in this country.