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Custody has infamously been a long and serious issue among Indigenous Australians but even today deaths and other injustices for Indigenous children in custody are still not unheard of or perhaps worse still – not uncommon.
With over 65% of Indigenous children in the ages of 10 – 13 held in the juvenile justice system; that number outweighs all other groups and is a serious indicator that something has gone wrong.
Director and Writer and Gi-uguru Yimithirr man Dean Gibson sheds more light on the issue with his NITIV series Incarceration Nation
Produced By: Roderick Chambers
Featured In Story: Dean Gibson, Writer/Director of Incarceration Nation
First aired on The Wire, Monday 23 August 2021