Custodial Notification Service (CNS)

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The Federal Government is urging Australia's States and Territories to fully adopt a Custodial Notification Service (CNS) to help stop indigenous deaths in custody, amid fears the potentially life-saving proposal is being ignored a year after it was first offered.

Almost 20,000 people have signed an online petition calling on all state governments to introduce the CNS -- a 24-hour legal advice and helpline for Aboriginal and Torres Islanders who have been taken into police custody already in operation in NSW and the ACT.


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