Tag: Closing the Gap

  • Our Damning report on the Intervention

    Our Damning report on the Intervention

    By Caitlin McInnis In anticipation of the Prime Minister’s “Closing the Gap” report to Parliament this morning, on Monday we released a study on the Northern Territory Intervention’s impact on this signature government policy. Our report is a damning assessment, and the numbers shocking. The Intervention was introduced in 2007 by the Howard Government and, […]

  • The 2015 Human Rights Report – Going to jail for not having a birth certificate? It happens

    By Paula Gerber and Melissa Castan This article is featured in the 2015 Castan Centre Human Rights Report. We will be featuring the articles on the blog throughout the month of May.  It is well known that millions of children around the world never have their births registered. UNICEF puts the total number of unregistered births at 230 […]

  • The 2015 Human Rights Report – Indigenous Rights 2014/5: Death by a Thousand Paper Cuts?

    By Stephen Gray and Melissa Castan This piece is featured in the 2015 Castan Centre Human Rights Report. We will be featuring the articles on the blog throughout the month of May.  In the past twelve months, Australian Indigenous affairs have witnessed three so-called ‘developments’: more weighty and bewildering government reports; more unsuccessful test cases brought by […]