Supporting Indigenous victims and offenders at all stages of the legal process
WhenMarch 2013 - Current
John Pearson Consulting acts as the auspicing body for the Ipswich Community Justice Group which is funded through the Department of Justice and Attorney-General. This project delivers vital legal support services to the Ipswich Indigenous community assisting victims and offenders to navigate the legal system.
John Pearson Consulting's local Court Coordinator works alongside Elders from the Ipswich Community Justice Group to support Indigenous victims and offenders at all stages of the legal process including CJG participation in court hearings and sentencing processes.
The program also aims to develop networks with agencies to ensure that justice related issues impacting on Indigenous communities are addressed and the development of prevention programs.