Elizabeth McEntyre

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Early intervention and diversion away from the criminal justice system can enable Aboriginal people with mental and cognitive disabilities to live with dignity, write Elizabeth McEntyre, Eileen Baldry,and Ruth McCausland.

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Police often don’t recognise that someone has an intellectual disability or brain injury due to a lack of training in this area, write Eileen Baldry, Elizabeth McEntyre and Ruth McCausland.

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Aboriginal women only make up between 2% and 3% of the female population. But their rate of imprisonment has soared to a record high of 35%, writes Elizabeth McEntyre.