BLAK LIVES MATTER

BLAK LIVES MATTER

Since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in custody at least 474 Aboriginal people have died in police and prison cells, or after interactions with police.

Many of those Royal Commission recommendations are still not implemented.

State and Territory MPs have the power to change the laws that push Aboriginal people, and children, into prisons and to implement the recommendations, independent oversight and accountability that could save lives.

That's why it is so powerful to write to your local MP and demand action.

1. End the mass imprisonment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 

2. Stop imprisoning Aboriginal and ...

Since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in custody at least 474 Aboriginal people have died in police and prison cells, or after interactions with police.

Many of those Royal Commission recommendations are still not implemented.

State and Territory MPs have the power to change the laws that push Aboriginal people, and children, into prisons and to implement the recommendations, independent oversight and accountability that could save lives.

That's why it is so powerful to write to your local MP and demand action.

1. End the mass imprisonment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 

2. Stop imprisoning Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

3. Real police accountability and independent investigations of deaths in custody 

4. Implement all recommendations from the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody

5. Urgently establish independent oversight bodies to monitor  the conditions and treatment of people in prisons and police cells 

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Email your State MP

Use the email template below to write to your local MP to change the laws that push Aboriginal people, and children, into prisons and to implement the recommendations, independent oversight and accountability that could save lives.

You can use our email template below - but the most persuasive emails will also tell your own story. Include an introduction paragraph that explains who you are, where you live, and why it is so important that your local MP takes action.

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