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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Aboriginal interview friends scheme

 

Overview

The Aboriginal interview friends scheme program (also known as Anunga rules) involves a number of community volunteers who provide support and assistance to Indigenous people when brought into police custody for interview. The program aims to ensure that Indigenous people are treated fairly, respectfully and legally during interviews with police. An 'interview friend' is a legal requirement when an Indigenous child or adult is taken into custody to be questioned.

An interview friend from the Aboriginal interview friend call out roster provides:

An interview friend from the Aboriginal interview friends call out roster does not:

Abstract adapted from the Aboriginal Justice Centre

Contacts

Aboriginal interview friends scheme
Level 3, Griffen Centre
Gengi St
Canberra ACT 2600
Ph: (02) 6162 1000
Fax: (02) 6162 1100
Email: info@actajc.org.au

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Last updated: 8 April 2014
 
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