Wednesday 7th June 2023
Seminar | 4:45 PM-6:00 PM
Join this session to hear a panel discussion on the variety of services and supports available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the justice system.
This year, the Magistrates’ Koori Court is celebrating its 20th anniversary and the County Koori Court its 15th anniversary. During this time, the range of services and processes across all jurisdictions has expanded greatly.
Hear Judge Scott Johns, presiding judge of the County Koori Court, Magistrate Rose Falla, Supervising Magistrate of Koori Justice, and a panel of Elders discussing the two Courts: their challenges, successes, and programs; and the range of services now available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
VideoFIRST NATIONS1 HR 18 MIN
Celebrating Koori Court twilight recording - 7 June 2023.In 2023, the Magistrates' Koori Court celebrates its 20th anniversary, and the County Koori Court marks its 15th anniversary. To commemorate these milestone anniversaries, JOACAC and the College organised a special event where esteemed Elders Aunty Pam Pedersen and Uncle David Farrall, along with Judge Scott Johns, Magistrate Rose Falla, and County Koori Court Officer Kylie Spencer, shared their unique insights into the transformative impact of these courts on the administration of justice for Koori communities in Victoria.