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Report of the inquiry into the death of Deidre Abigail Short / by Commissioner L.F. Wyvill
Bib ID 2644347
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Australia. Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody
 
Online Versions
Description Canberra : Australian Govt. Pub. Service, 1990 
x, 63 pages ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0644134011
Series

Parliamentary paper (Australia. Parliament) ; 1991, no. 124.

Summary

History of Lockhart River community; personal history; circumstances of arrest and death; issues of duty of care and surveillance, conditions at Lockhart River watchhouse, social and cultural factors, alcoholism, conduct of investigations.

Notes

AGPS cat. no. 9021502.

At head of title: Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody.

Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1940944249

Subjects Short, Deidre Abigail, 1958-1989.  |  Prisoners, Aboriginal Australian -- Mortality.  |  Prisons and race relations -- Australia.  |  Police -- Complaints against -- Australia.  |  Substance use - Social and economic aspects.  |  Law enforcement - Custody - Deaths in custody - Royal Commission.  |  Substance use - Alcohol.  |  Lockhart River (Qld NE Cape York SD54-04)
Other authors/contributors Wyvill, L. F

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