The Black Lives Matter (#BLM) movement is not new, neither are racial injustices. However, in 2020 a series of racially motivated deaths, brutality and profiling in the US sent shockwaves around the world. Over 15 Million people took to the streets around the world to protest, and demand change. What can Open Government Data do to help the movement?
How can Open Government Data increase awareness of racial injustices, encourage understanding and build respect.
How can Open Data help Indigenous peoples?
If Open Data is not available for your idea, what data could you use? And what would you do with the data?
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Eligibility: Use of Australian and/or New Zealand Open Data Increases awareness, understanding and respect in relation to racial injustices
Entry: Challenge entry is available to all teams in Competition 2020.
Life Tables for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, 2015-2017
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey, 2018-19
Australian Institute of Criminology - Ivory scales: black Australia and the law
Australian Institute of Criminology - Detaining Aboriginal juveniles as a last resort: variations from the theme
Australian Institute of Criminology - Aboriginal deaths in custody & incarceration: looking back & looking forward
Australian Institute of Criminology - Deaths in custody in Australia 2017-18
Australian Institute of Criminology - Indigenous deaths in custody: 25 years since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody
Australian Institute of Criminology - Trends in juvenile detention in Australia
Australian Institute of Criminology - Data on Aboriginal Deaths in Custody
The National Archives of Australia
Surveillance of Cardiovascular Mortality in Australia 1985-1996: Northern Territory Profiles