Restorative Justice, prison reform and imprisonment

Indigenous prisoners in police custody get 24 hour counselling hotline – The Guardian – February 19, 2016

Aboriginal deaths in custody bring focus to disturbing rate of imprisonment – ABC 7:30 Report – 30/10/2014

Deaths in custody still a national disgrace – The West Australian – 2010

Crikey: Royal Commission into Deaths in Custody – 20 years later

Why are more prisoners dying from natural causes – Crikey

Long way to go with deaths in custody – SBS News – 2013

Expert describes death of Ms Dhu as a disastrous debacle – CAAMA Radio

More grief for family as inquest adjourned – CAAMA Radio

Disturbing evidence presented at the inquest of Ms Dhu – CAAMA Radio

Researcher says poverty is driving incarceration – CAAMA Radio

Gerry Georgatos speaks on deaths in custody – Part 1 – CAAMA Radio

Gerry Georgatos speaks on deaths in custody – Part 2 – CAAMA Radio

Dead on the Inside – The West Australian newspaper

Calls for inquiry into racism – WA Today

Death of Ms Dhu – World Today, ABC

Trade Hall ties cut by police association – The Age

The Custody Notification System saves Aboriginal lives – Why isn’t it national? – The Guardian, September 15, 2016

Custody Notification Service to become nationwide – ABC News, October 21, 2016

Tackle causes of incarceration – SBS News, April 14, 2016



Suicide prevention and the extensiveness of suicides

We continue implementing failed policies – Neos Kosmos – March 23, 2016

Human Rights Failure in WA – Buzzfeed News – March 14, 2016

Reduce regional poverty and trauma to save lives – The West Australian – March 14, 2016

National inquiry or Royal Commission long overdue – The Point/NITV – March 9, 2016

Suicide of young Aboriginal girl – ABC Online – March 8, 2016

Ten year old Aboriginal girl suicides – The Guardian – March 8, 2016

Remote community ‘shattered’ – Daily Mail News – March 8, 2016

Call for inquiry – AAP – March 9, 2016

Children should not be dying like this – The West Australian – March 9, 2016

A community in shock – March 9, 2016

Suicide by girl, 10, triggers plea for action – The Australian – March 9, 2016

The numbers are growing – Buzzfeed News – March 9, 2016

Suicide of child should be ‘incomprehensible’ – Skynews – March 10, 2016

Australian town shocked – BBC News – March 10, 2016

The shocking statistics – Daily Mail News – March 11, 2016

Tragedy of a 10 year old – Daily Mail News – March 12, 2016

WA support team attends 17 deaths in three months – ABC News – March 15, 2016

Suicide prevention funding for WA critical response

Lost in the Great Desert – Health and Medicine, The West Australian newspaper – 9/12/2015

Royal Commission into high Indigenous suicide rates – NITV News – 15/9/2015

Suicide prevention ambassador – ABC Australia Wide – 15/8/2015

Indigenous suicide rates at crisis level – ABC AM Radio – 22/7/2015

Gerry Georgatos speaks out on Aboriginal suicide – CAAMA Radio – 16/7/2015

Indigenous suicide a “humanitarian crisis” – AAP – 14/7/2015

A nation shamed when child sees suicide as the solution – The Australian – 8/11/2014

Xmas, we need to be there for them – CAAMA Radio

One in twenty deaths a suicide

Suicide epidemic – Independent Australia

Youth suicide at crisis levels – ABC News

Children removed from families are at highest risk to suicide – SBS News – October 4, 2016

The suicide rate in Australia is a humanitarian crisis we can no longer ignore – The Guardian, September 9, 2016

Migrant suicides – invisible – Neos Kosmos, August 11, 2016

Calls for Royal Commission into Indigenous suicide – ABC News July 14, 2016


Contributions to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander causes

Matagarup camp for the homeless – Radio Wellington – 7/5/2015

Aboriginal family sleeping rough in Perth bushland – NITV News – 21/5/2014

The West Australian – Supporters rally for an Albany teenager hurt in a police crash

The gap is bigger, not smaller – CAAMA Radio

Arrests as police remove tents

Simplistic offer will not solve years of neglect



Wheelchairs for Kids

The West Australian – Help comes on wheels for child war victims

Perth retirees make wheelchairs for children in need – ABC News



Asylum Seekers and refugees

Georgatos and Chilcott polarised over asylum Seekers – Adelaide Advertiser – 5/7/2012

The West Australian – Detainees denied hospital visit

The West Australian – Detainees cease rooftop protest

The West Australian – Advocates arrive to the Curtin Immigration Detention Centre

The West Australian – Unrest at Derby’s Curtin Detention Centre

The West Australian – Police clash with 100 in stand off

The West Australian – Refugee advocates plan Curtin Detention Centre visit

The West Australian – Civil rights protest meets Christmas pageant

The West Australian – Language help for refugees in detention

The West Australian – Protestors return to Curtin Detention Centre

The West Australian – Help comes on wheels for child war victims

The West Australian – Injuries after Christmas Island Detention Centre tensions

Leonora to house minors –  The Australian and Herald Sun



Indonesian children in Australian adult prisons

WA Minister with wrong set of values – AAP – July 2011

National anger over Indonesian children in adult prisons – – June 2011

The West Australian – New hope for ‘people smuggler’

The West Australian – Concerns for 16 year old in adult prison

The West Australian – Indonesian child prepared to accept incarceration in an adult prison

The West Australian – Boy in adult jail says he is scared

The West Australian – Indonesian youth fears child prison

The Australian – Child in adult jails

The Australian – Child in adult jails

The Sydney Morning Herald – 100 Indonesian boy in Australian adult prisons

Indymedia Australia – Hadi Kurniawan, one of 100 children in Australian adult prisons

The Sydney Morning Herald – Sex offenders have jailed boy spooked

Perthnow – Anger over Indonesian boy held in WA adult prison



Homelessness and homeless friendly precincts

Homeless Perth family in tent offered interim housing – ABC News

Homeless family living in tent prompts call for better housing strategies – ABC News

Homeless friendly precincts – ABC News

Defying ignorant politicians on homelessness – Platform News

Seven per cent of the Kimberley is homeless – CAAMA Radio

Veteran campaigner half way to homeless friendly precincts




The milk of human kindness – Neos Kosmos

Gerry Georgatos – human rights activist and journalist – Radio Adelaide

Greek-Australian journo wins media awards for Aboriginal newspaper – Neos Kosmos

Wearing heart on sleeve, WikiLeaks – The Sunday Times

The hope to keep bring honesty into government dashed, WikiLeaks

The Australian – Soup, the first course for poor students