The rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women being imprisoned has more than tripled in 15 years, according to a report by the Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council.
- The Connecting the Dots report finds fewer First Nations offenders, but a higher chance for imprisonment
- Elders believe community issues are linked to common offending
- The report will advise policymakers on the over-representation of First Nations people in detention
Researchers examined 321,669 cases in Queensland…