Exclusive: Leadership needs to act with urgency to address ‘culture of racism’ instead of focusing on ‘performative’ elements, says adviserGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastA key adviser to the Queensland police on First Nations issues says more urgency is required to fix racism in the ranks, amid concerns the service has failed to address widespread cultural problems exposed by a commission of inquiry.Christine Thomas, the co-chair of the QPS First Nations advisory group, said the group “holds great concern that little has changed” since last year’s inquiry found a “failure of leadership” had allowed a culture of sexism, racism, fear and silence to take hold unchecked. The government responded by giving police $100m to enact reforms. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2023/sep/19/very-little-has-shifted-watch-house-case-a-major-concern-for-first-nations-group-advising-queensland-police
Author : Ben Smee
Publish date : 2023-09-18 17:00:34
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