Lunchtime Community Meeting
Wednesday, 5 March 2008
Time 12-00 noon -2-00pm.
At Jagera Arts, Musgrave Park
The purpose of the meeting is
To identify strategies for an organised and co-ordinated community approach that can bring about change
COMMUNITY/POLICE RELATIONS AND THE WAY FORWARD
Members of the Aboriginal and Islander community are concerned about the increasing number of incidents of
*Excessive abuse of power by the Qld Police
*Overrepresentation of Aboriginal and Islander people in Qld prisons.
And implementation of the Royal Commission Recommendations into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody.
Les Malezer of FAIRA Aboriginal Corporation,
Bob Weatherall of The Centre for Indigenous Cultural Policy Shayne Duffey of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service have joined together to seek communities
Charmaine Tatten Indigenous Development and Directions
Further information contact Bob Weatherall 0429 091 452.