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Mick Gooda

Mick Gooda is a descendent of the Gangulu people, the current Social Justice Commissioner and a long term Champion of Just Reinvest NSW. “Putting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in detention centres and prisons should be the option of last resort,” says Mr Gooda. “We’d do far better if we put our resources and political will into trying proven alternatives like justice reinvestment. If we’re serious about closing the gap in life outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people we have to get serious about tried and tested alternatives like justice reinvestment.”

Mick Gooda is the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner with the Australian Human Rights Commission
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