Yoorrook Chair, Professor Eleanor Bourke AM opening statement

“We cannot secure justice for First Peoples without transforming the laws and policies which by design, continue to disadvantage us.”

Watch Yoorrook Chair, Professor Eleanor Bourke AM deliver a powerful opening statement ahead of Premier Jacinta Allan’s appearance before the Yoorrook Justice Commission.

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Making a submission

All First Peoples who have experienced injustice in Victoria are strongly encouraged to make a submission to the Yoorrook Justice Commission.

Criminal Justice Hearing Videos

The purpose of these public hearings was to hear from Aboriginal leaders working in the area of criminal justice as part of Yoorrook’s inquiry into the harm done to First Peoples by unjust laws and practices within this system.