Taking Justice to Aboriginal People: Everyday Access to Justice as a Promising Area of Indigenous Policy in Australia

  • Deirdre Howard-Wagner
Part of the Palgrave Socio-Legal Studies book series (PSLS)


As Australia moves into the twenty-first century, its policy towards its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples has focused on two primary areas: (1) making Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities safe as part of the Council of Australian Governments National Indigenous Reform Agreement (Closing the Gap); and (2) providing a fair, equitable, and accessible system of justice for Aboriginal and Torres Straits Islander peoples.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Deirdre Howard-Wagner
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  1. 1.Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Research School of Social SciencesAustralian National UniversityCanberraAustralia

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