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Laws may need to treat Indigenous people differently, inquiry head says | Australia news | The Guardian


Laws may need to treat Indigenous people differently, inquiry head says | Australia news | The Guardian: The inquiry received some criticism when it was announced by the federal attorney-general George Brandis last year. The former head of the prime minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council Warren Mundine called it a “joke” and said: “I don’t know who the dickhead is who actually thought up this incredibly brilliant idea … it’s just a total waste of taxation money.”

It was also met with scepticism by Western Australian Senator Pat Dodson, who said there had been a number of inquiries into Indigenous incarceration but very little action.

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