The subject focuses on a number of issues impacting on contemporary relations between Indigenous Australians and the criminal justice system with a view to understanding causal factors and identifying relevant criminal justice responses. Attention will be paid to the historical relations between the police and Indigenous Australians and the role of government in structuring those relations. Specific points of focus include institutional racism, criminal justice procedures, Indigenous community relations, including self-determination and justice reinvestment initiatives.
Centre for Law and Justice
Any Level 2 JST subject
JST123 for Bachelor of Criminal Justice and Bachelor of Policing and Public Safety
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of JST309 in Session 2 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.