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February 21, 2023

Yoorrook acknowledges introduction of new child protection legislation

The Yoorrook Justice Commission today acknowledges the proposed reintroduction of legislation that would expand the role of Aboriginal agencies delivering…
February 16, 2023

Yoorrook Justice Commission to hear from Community on Gunditjmara Country

The Yoorrook Justice Commission will meet with members of the Winda-Mara Aboriginal Corporation and the Dhauwurd Wurrung Elderly & Community…
February 2, 2023

Yoorrook Justice Commission to meet First Peoples of the Wimmera

The Yoorrook Justice Commission will meet with the members of the Barengi Gadjin Land Council and the Wotjobaluk peoples in…
January 17, 2023

Yoorrook welcomes announcement that public drunkenness laws won’t be replaced with additional police powers

The Yoorrook Justice Commission has welcomed the Victorian Government’s announcement today that the state’s public drunkenness laws will finally be…
December 9, 2022

Yoorrook hearings to focus on Victoria’s criminal justice system

The Yoorrook Justice Commission will hear evidence about the injustices faced by First Peoples in Victoria’s criminal justice system next…
December 1, 2022

Yoorrook hearings into systemic injustices in Victoria’s child protection and criminal justice systems to commence

On Monday, the Yoorrook Justice Commission will begin two weeks of public hearings investigating the harm done to First Peoples…
November 8, 2022

Injustices in the Victorian child protection and criminal justice systems to be investigated by Yoorrook

The Yoorrook Justice Commission has today announced its upcoming investigation into the impact of the child protection and criminal justice…
October 25, 2022

Yoorrook Justice Commission calls for submissions from all Victorian First Peoples

The Yoorrook Justice Commission is calling on all Victorian First Peoples to tell their truth about any ongoing or historic…
October 20, 2022

STATEMENT: Yoorrook welcomes agreement of treaty negotiation framework

The Yoorrook Justice Commission welcomes today’s announcement of an agreed Treaty Negotiation Framework by the First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria…