Senator Penny Wright says the legal assistance system must be strengthened to improve access to justice.
Senator Penny Wright says Australia can change the shameful story of over-incarceration of Aboriginal youth by adopting Justice Reinvestment.
Senator Wright responds to the Governor-General's speech on the priorities of the Abbott Government.
The number of Aboriginal people in jail will continue to rise if cuts to indigenous legal aid go ahead, says Australian Greens spokesperson for legal affairs, Senator Penny Wright.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott must urgently clarify if he intends to reverse his party's election promise to make multi-million dollar cuts to indigenous legal aid, say the Australian Greens.
Senator Penny Wright to speak at the ANZAPPL Conference in Adelaide on November 29, 2013.
Tony Abbott's government must not cave into pressure from the miners to defund legal rights groups, say the Australian Greens.
Queensland’s proposed ‘Name and Shame’ laws are a dangerous approach to punishing juvenile offenders, says Australian Greens Senator Penny Wright.
The Australian Greens have condemned Tony Abbott’s cuts to the Indigenous Legal Assistance and Policy Reform Program, saying it goes against all his past rhetoric and will exacerbate the shameful incarceration rates for Indigenous Australians.
The Australian Greens have confirmed they will block any attempt by Tony Abbott's Coalition to change the Racial Discrimination Act to wind back protections against discrimination.
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