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‘Cultural trail’ to tackle Aboriginal overrepresentation in youth jail



Children in detention will from today be able to meet with Aboriginal Elders and reflect on their offending in a new outdoor space, as part of a State Government push to curb the overrepresentation of Aboriginal youth in the justice system.

Kurlana Tapa Youth Justice Centre. Photo: Tony Lewis/InDaily

Human Services Minister Michelle will today unveil a new “Aboriginal Cultural Trail” at the Kurlana Tapa Youth Justice Centre at Cavan, which will provide a culturally-appropriate space for Aboriginal Elders to offer support to detainees.

The outdoor space, which was designed in consultation with the Kaurna community, will also be used by detainees to…

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