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Is Bush Law the answer?

Nov 16, 2009 | 1 Comment

Is Bush Law the answer?

“Despite the countless government initiatives and billions of dollars invested in attempting to reduce it, crime in the Northern Territory Aboriginal population is at an all-time high. This is because there are two legal systems. One of them is 40,000 years old. The other is 200 years old and has been imposed without consultation or respect. Whilst only mainstream Australian law is legally recognised, the simple truth is that Aboriginal people living in remote Australia pay more attention to A...Read more