Listen to Dr Tamar Hopkins and Nerita Waight46:0412 September 2023

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander listeners are advised that this episode contains the names of people who have passed away.

Lawyer Dr Tamar Hopkins and VALS CEO Nerita Waight join Daniel James on The Mission. Daniel and Tamar discuss how communities were targeted by police during the 2020 lockdowns and the conflicting statements presented by Victoria Police in response. Daniel and Nerita discuss reforms to state bail laws, including Poccum’s Law being pushed by the family of Veronica Nelson. Daniel also touches upon the misinformation distributed by the No campaign for the Voice.

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Exploring the issues that impact the lives of Aboriginal people and those at the wrong end of social justice in this country.