Young people are experiencing patterns of oppressive policing that are harmful to them, their families and the community, writes Vicki Sentas.
Early support could save lives and allow Aboriginal people with mental and cognitive disability to live with dignity in their communities, writes Ruth McCausland.
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.
UNSW legal experts, drug researchers and health professionals have backed a call by a group of eminent Australians for an overhaul of the approach to illicit drugs.
A more proactive approach to policing can dramatically lower rates of domestic and family violence, a UNSW forum has been told.