Indigenous Australians, Justice & Language Translation

Common law does not require people are given access to an interpreter but legal cases show that use of interpreters does not always lead to an accurate and fair presentation of evidence in court. This is especially problematic for Indigenous Australians who speak diverse languages that don’t necessarily translate well through the mouths of a poorly trained interpreter.

Indigenous Australian Justice.
Photo: Zuleyka Zevallos. Street art: Adnate.

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