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Indigenous Kalgoorlie residents plan own legal action after landmark Palm Island court decision - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

10.12.16

Indigenous Kalgoorlie residents plan own legal action after landmark Palm Island court decision - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation): The court found Queensland police were racist in their response to the 2004 death in custody of Cameron Doomadgee and the riots that followed.

Supporters of Kalgoorlie teenager Elijah Doughty, who was allegedly run down by a motorist in open grassland in August, have watched the Palm Island decision carefully.

Local Indigenous broadcaster Debbie Carmody believes the Palm Island ruling could open the door for a similar challenge in WA.

"The similarities between Palm Island and the Kalgoorlie experience? It is very very similar," Carmody said.


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