Burrinunga residents hope for help to repair their dangerously run-down housing
Lack of air conditioning in Roebourne prison cells could breach human rights
[Laura Birch, ABC]
[Erin Parke, ABC]
Community leaders say the situation at the Burrinunga community in northern Western Australia demonstrates the failure of successive governments to deliver on promised improvements to living conditions at so-called Aboriginal reserves.
The Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia says the lack of air conditioning at Roebourne Regional Prison could breach international human rights conventions, and it is considering a formal complaint.