Penny Wright

WGAR News: Tiga Bayles interviews Priscilla Collins about the criminalisation of alcohol problems

Newsletter date: 30 November 2013


* Let's Talk's Tiga Bayles interviews Priscilla Collins, CEO of NAAJA, about the criminalisation of alcohol problems in the NT
* Background to the NT Alcohol Mandatory Treatment Bill

* SBS Living Black Radio: Legal Aid Cuts Deep [Featuring Greens spokesperson for Legal Affairs Penny Wright]

* Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer: Australia, the mother of all jailers of Aboriginal people
* The Stringer: Crime and Punishment

* ABC News: Parliamentary Committee finds many police lock-ups fall short of expectations

WGAR News: Indigenous legal aid cuts must not go ahead: Greens Senators Rachel Siewert & Penny Wright

Newsletter date: 25 November 2013


* Greens Senators Rachel Siewert & Penny Wright: Indigenous legal aid cuts must not go ahead
* Amy McQuire, Tracker: Come clean on Indigenous legal aid cuts: Greens
* Brooke Boney, NITV News: Nova Peris questions Indigenous legal aid cuts
* WGAR News: Coalition's proposed cuts 'a heartless decision' says ALSWA: Aboriginal Legal Service WA (9 Sep 13)
* Background to Justice Reinvestment, Aboriginal imprisonment and Aboriginal Deaths in Custody

* Amy McQuire, Tracker: White justice crippling a community

WGAR News: Arguing the Intervention: Jon Altman, Journal of Indigenous Policy [39 essays by Jon]

Newsletter date: 17 September 2013


* Jon Altman, Journal of Indigenous Policy: Arguing the Intervention [Special Issue: Collection of 39 essays by Jon Altman on the NT Intervention]
* Jon Altman, Tracker: Evidently: Stand against Indigenous poverty
* The Wire: Another military-style Indigenous intervention? [Featuring Chairperson for NACCHO, Justin Mohamad]
* Background to the Northern Territory (NT) Intervention
* Background to 'Stronger Futures' new NT Intervention laws

WGAR News: Highlighting Warren H. Williams, Aboriginal Senate candidate for the NT Australian Greens

Newsletter date: 4 September 2013

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These opinions expressed are not necessarily the opinions of WGAR.
As such, 'WGAR News' does not endorse any particular political party, but simply includes information on political parties for the interest of readers.



WGAR News: National day of action gives birth to a national body: Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer

Newsletter date: 22 July 2013


* Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer: National day of action gives birth to a national body
* Let's Talk's Karen Dorante interviews Gerry Georgatos, a Human Rights Advocate completing a PHD in Deaths in Custody
* Penny Wright, The Guardian UK: Australia's culture of incarceration has gone too far
* Emma Murphy, Green Left: NT going backwards on black deaths in custody
* Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer: Rising rates of Aboriginal women into prison can no longer be overlooked