[Rangi Hirini, NITV]
Aboriginal trailblazer Irwin Lewis passes away
Senior police in Western Australia were warned 12 months ago of a “clearly disturbing” trend of Aboriginal drivers being overrepresented in police-initiated traffic stops, which led to a “notable ethnic disparity” in the issuing of fines.
[Calla Wahlquist, The Guardian]
Aboriginal drivers in WA more likely to get fines from police officers that traffic cameras
Irwin Lewis was the first Aboriginal person to attend the University of Western Australia, a WA footy legend, and father to former two-time Eagles' premiership player Chris Lewis.