Concerns WA precinct laws unfairly target Indigenous people

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Numerous Indigenous organisations fear that newly proposed precinct laws in Western Australia will disproportionately affect Indigenous people.

The Protected Entertainment Precinct laws proposed by the government will create five precincts from which people can be banned from entering if they are behaving in an anti-social, disorderly or threatening way.

Indigenous organisations urge the government to invest resources back into communities, rather than law enforcement for vague public order offences.

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