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7 October, 2013

Following on from the previous day’s contributions

600. Hon ROBIN CHAPPLE to the Attorney General representing the Minister for Corrective Services:
(1) What measures is the government taking to address all the drivers of crime in order to significantly reduce the unacceptable level of imprisonment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Western Australia?


Thank you, Mr President; or perhaps, as Hon Col Holt pointed out, because today is International Talk Like a Pirate Day, I should start off with an “Arrr!”

Several members interjected.

The PRESIDENT: That is not unparliamentary, but I am not sure how to categorise it!

Subject: Indigenous Incarceration Rates [Legislative Council – Questions Without Notice]

Date: 19 September 2013

Hansard reference: pp. 4470-4471 [online (pdf)]


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