National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services


National Agreement on Closing the Gap

This agreement arises from a commitment from all Australian governments and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander representatives to a fundamentally new way of developing and implementing policies and programs that impact on the lives of Indigenous Australians.
Position paper

Black lives matter: always have, always will

In response to the 'Black Lives Matter' movement, the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services have compiled legal and policy reforms that need to be implemented to advance the cause of true justice in Australia.

NATSILS submission to the Commonwealth Parliament’s Senate Select Committee on COVID-19

This document forms NATSILS submission to ensure the issues First Nations people are facing are addressed during during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture

The joint submission calls on governments across Australia to take immediate action to reduce the number of people held in places of detention.

Critical condition: the impact of COVID-19 policies, policing and prisons on First Nations communities

This report highlights the ways Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have been disproportionately affected by the more punitive and restrictive policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.