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Latest figures reveal Australia remains the mother of all jailers of Aboriginal peoples

Brian-SteelsLatest figures have revealed Australian prison numbers are on the increase and are now at a record high and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples now comprise nearly one in three of all prisoners.

30 per cent of the Australian prison population is made up of Aboriginal peoples. This is an increase from the 26 per cent of Aboriginal peoples in jail from previous reports.

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