Levitt Robinson and Notre Dame University – Domestic Violence Intervention Program

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An article, discussing a ground breaking Domestic Violence Intervention Pilot Programme (DVIP), a joint initiative of Levitt Robinson Solicitors and the University of Notre Dame Australia, is featured in the March 2016 Edition of InPrincipio, the University of Notre Dame Australia magazine.   The DVIP is a preventative program aimed at low-level respondents of apprehended… Read more »

Palm Island man’s fears never questioned

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Moments before Mulrunji Doomadgee’s death in custody, a police liaison officer stood outside the station too frightened to enter. Lloyd Bengaroo was, he told detectives, afraid of seeing something that could get him into trouble. But the investigators never asked why. “I didn’t take it as a serious proposition,” Detective Inspector Warren Webber told a… Read more »

The battle for justice on Palm Island continues

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It has now been 12 years since the horrific death in custody that lead to the Palm Island Riots and the Queensland Police’s heavy handed response against the Indigenous Community on the Island. Last year, in a special sitting of the Court on Palm Island, we heard chilling stories of  women and children  who had… Read more »