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Submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission on Indigenous Incarceration Rates

Click Here to Read Submission The ICJ Victoria have written a submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission’s Inquiry into Indigenous Incarceration Rates. The submission covers a range of areas, including international human rights frameworks, Australian case law, access to justice, the functions of the Koori Court, as well as touching on the policies and […]

Submission to the IBAC Committee on Police Accountability

In August 2017, the IBAC Committee sought submissions regarding police accountability in Victoria. In response, the ICJ Victoria have written a submission which criticises the lack of external oversight and investigation of police. Specifically, it is submitted that Victoria adopt a model of police accountability which incorporates key principles of international law. Read the ICJ […]

ICJ Victoria Endorses Comments Made by the LCA

ICJ Victoria is disturbed by the dangerous trend of politicians’ contemptuous attacks on the judiciary and the administration of justice in response to decisions they see as unfavourable to their particular interests. As Lawyers Weekly reports: “The Law Council of Australia has lashed out at Immigration Minister Peter Dutton following his latest attack and questioning of the […]

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