Over-policing concerns for Indigenous communities

Play
Stop
 
 

Police surveillance across Australia has been increased to reduce the spread of Covid 19 by monitoring social distancing.

However there are concerns about how this disproportionately impacts Indigenous people.

Associate Professor Chelsea Bond from The University of Queensland Poche Centre for Indigenous Health explains how rationalising punitive measures disproportionately harms Indigenous communities.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander listeners are warned that the following contains references to deceased persons.

Download Audio

The Wire is produced in partnership by

Contributor Stations

Supporters and Program Distribution