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Aboriginal trailblazer Irwin Lewis passes away

[Rangi Hirini, NITV]

Ai Weiwei in the Letgo Room at National Gallery of Victoria

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.

 

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Aboriginal drivers in WA more likely to get fines from police officers that traffic cameras

[Calla Wahlquist, The Guardian]

Ai Weiwei in the Letgo Room at National Gallery of Victoria

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.

 

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