3. A more effective justice system with greater Aboriginal control
3.1 The needs of Aboriginal people are met through a more culturally informed and safe system
3.1.1 Justice programs and services are more culturally safe, responsive, inclusive and effective
Court Services Victoria
Where we are up to
Overall, 2022 proved a challenging year for the Victorian Aboriginal Community who faced high levels of Sorry Business. The Coroner's Court worked closely with the community to provide support and updates in relation to the number of inquests currently occurring, in order to minimise greater impact to the community.
The Koori Engagement Unit along with the Coroner's Court have recently conducted a review on all cases. The Koori Unit and the Coroner's Court have now created a projected lifecycle for cases to better assist families and outcomes.