Custodial Notification Service (CNS)

Please sign the petition https://www.change.org/p/premier-of-western-australia-save-lives-wa-nt-sa-qld-must-hurry-establish-a-custody-notification-service?recruiter=814029697&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=copylink&utm_campaign=share_petition&pt=AVBldGl0aW9uADnKvQAAAAAAWeUrY%2FfFBy9hMDVmN2M1MQ%3D%3D

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.

 

Read more http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/2017/10/11/the-federal-government-is-urging-the-states-to-take-on-a-life-saving-custodial-notification-service_a_23239262/