It’s almost 30 years since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody recommended a series of measures to reduce incarceration rates.

And yet they continue to climb.

In the wake of the most recent Black Lives Matter protests, Zali Hamilton looks at the numbers and asks ‘why?’


*(Photo: Rachel Clark)


— Reporter, Zali Hamilton @HamiltonZali . Additional editing, Madeleine Achenza @madeleineachenz