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Ministers unconvinced on ACT Indigenous justice royal commission idea

Cassandra Morgan
By Cassandra Morgan
June 12 2021 - 6:00pm

Canberra Indigenous leaders are refusing to back down on their proposal for a royal commission into the over-representation of First Nations people in the ACT justice system, after ministers said they have "some reservations" about it.

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Cassandra Morgan

Cassandra Morgan

Canberra Times health reporter

It has never been more important for Canberrans to be able to access reliable and accurate information about health. As The Canberra Times’ health reporter, I am committed to ensuring our readers have access to this. I, like many in the territory, have family members who work in the sector. Although providing comprehensive coverage on the coronavirus pandemic is obviously my number one priority, I aim to frequently shed light on the fantastic work our frontline professionals do, as well as the challenges they face. Email me tips and story ideas at: c.morgan@canberratimes.com.au.