Saturday, September 18, 2010

Two Aboriginal Rights events

1. Protest Action

On Wednesday 22nd September 2010 at 10am, the Deaths in Custody Watch Committee and Ms Daisy Ward will be appearing before the Parliamentary Committee Hearing on the Transportation of Detained Persons Inquiry.  A protest action will be held outside the Hearing (18-32 parliament Place, West Perth) calling on the government to: 
a) Return the sole responsibility for the management and delivery of all custodial transport to the Department of Corrective Services;
b) Immediately terminate the contract between the Department of Corrective Services and G4S for the transportation of detained persons; and
c)  End to the privatisation of prisons and custodial services.

2. John Pat Memorial Day

Invitation to participate in the annual John Pat Memorial Day.  It is 27 years since the death of John Pat.  Join with us to hear guest speakers to remember all those that have died in custody and to renew our commitment to bring about fundamental changes.

Fri 8 Oct, 11:00am
Fremantle Prison, The Terrace, Fremantle.

[This information above is from the Deaths in Custody Watch Committee. Ph 0415 074 602.]