Police Powers; Stolen Generation

Monday, 26 March 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Anthony Kelly, from Flemington Kensington Community Legal Centre, talks about  Victoria Police's announcement to introduce confronting new riot gear.  Victoria Police are introducing a series of new weapons. These are crowd control guns and other apparatus that could seriously criminalise protestors and minority groups. We will also be speaking about the standing down of Assistant Commissioner, Brett Guerin in relation to his racist, sexist and homophobic online posts. Assistant Commissioner Brett Guerin was a career police officer, with 40 years of service, who headed Professional Standards Command.  After that, we'll speak with Vickie Roach, respected  Aboriginal writer and activist about Stolen Generation and her own experiences and views in regards to this.

Doin Time 4-5pm Mondays
Monday 4:00pm to 5:00pm
An open forum, presenting information and discussion around issues faced by prisoners in the criminal justice system and migration detention centres.