Subject Code&Title: 102712 First Nations and Criminal Justice
Assignment Type: Case Study
Word Count: 900 word
Professional Task 900 words notes:
Following on from the first assessment, students will be required to write a 900-word report to a criminal justice organisation examining the recommendations or key points to address the issue that was presented in the first assessment task. (Case Study).
102712 First Nations and Criminal Justice Case Study- Western Sydney University Australia.

102712 First Nations and Criminal Justice Case Study-Western Sydney University Australia.

If you are writing a letter to an organisation

You may want to write a letter to an organisation (there is a guide/example attached). The Report should outline the key points and any recommendations that were made, either from a Coronial Inquest or Royal Commission. You need to examine these key points and/or recommendations in relation to your first assessment example (if appropriate) and examine whether any or the recommendations or legislation/policy has changed.

Some of the places that might be of interest for you to write to include:
Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA), Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO), Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (ACCHO),Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service (VALS), Djirra, Ab-sec, Aboriginal Legal Service NSW (ALSNSW), (or any other Aboriginal Legal Service around Australia), Legal Aid, National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service (NATSILS), Governments, Prime Minister, Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations, NGO’s, Government Organisations (department of justice etc), Corrections or Correctional Facility, Courts, Police departments, Koori Youth Council,Commission for Children and Young People (CCYP), Australian Institute of Criminology, ANTaR, Amnesty, The United Nations, Oxfam, Coroner, Human Rights government and so on. Basically, any organisation that you think is relevant to your example that you used in your case study.

102712 First Nations and Criminal Justice Case Study- Western Sydney University Australia.

102712 First Nations and Criminal Justice Case Study-Western Sydney University Australia.

If you are writing a Report you need to include a paper similar to a small essay:

Introduction:
Key points/recommendations. Most of you have chosen a death in custody of health-related area, which have coronial inquests for you to examine. If you think your case doesn’t, have a look back through the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (RCIADIC) as there will be 1 or more of the 339 recommendations made that will relate to your example from the case study. You can also change your example if you want.

102712 First Nations and Criminal Justice Case Study- Western Sydney University Australia.

102712 First Nations and Criminal Justice Case Study-Western Sydney University Australia.

Changes to the criminal justice system (if any). Look at the statistical data around imprisonment, recidivism, arrest rates etc and use these to prove your argument. You can use the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australian Institute of Criminology, crime statistics Victoria,NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Data (BOCSAR),  The Australian Law Reform Commission, NT Police, Fire and Emergency Services, WA Corrective Services – any government organisation that collates the data needed in relation to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and the criminal justice system or health.