Closing the Gap

TALS calls out the Tasmanian Government for failing to improve the health and welfare of Tasmanian Aboriginal people - with key Closing the Gap outcomes worsening in 2021-22.


First Nations people trapped by stacked system

The over-representation of Indigenous Australians in our prisons is shocking. Lee-Anne Carter, Community Engagement and Program Manager writes in response to the current inquiry into Tasmanian Adult Imprisonment and Youth Detention Matters,

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TALS participates in national campaign for increased funding support

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (ATSILS) around Australia are calling on the federal government to deliver a $250 million emergency support package to prevent imminent service freezes and unjust incarceration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Productivity Commission report 2023

Incarceration rates of Aboriginal people

TALS wants the Government to resource and fund community-led solutions to address the staggering increases in the imprisonment of Aboriginal people.

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Draft Youth Justice Blueprint

TALS calls on the State Government to release actions plans and implement a transparent consultation process

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White Ribbon Day - Let's Be the Change Vigil

TALS and its Family Violence Prevention Legal Service (SiS) participates in White Ribbon Day

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Raising the Age Petition Handover

TALS, with Amnesty International, participates in the Raise the Age Rally

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TALS launches a new Family Violence Prevention Legal Service (SiS)

SiS provides holistic family violence support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Tasmania.