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In order for this campaign to be as effective as possible we need more people with us. The more people standing together on this issue, the more we can achieve. Please help us spread the word.

  1. Talk to your family and friends - Encourage your family and friends to take the Change the Record Pledge

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  3. Take a #ChangeTheRecord selfie - To help create maximum awareness of the campaign we are asking our supporters to show their support by taking a picture of themselves with a Change the Record sign. Post your pics  on twitter and facebook with #ChangetheRecord to help us spread the word about a new way of creating safer, stronger communities. 

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The rates at which Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are experiencing violence and being put in prison far exceeds that of non-Indigenous Australians. And we have reached a crisis point.

I want to be part of an Australia where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and families are safer and stronger. I want to change the record.

We need to:

  • ​Close the gap in rates of imprisonment by 2040; and

  • Cut the disproportionate rates of violence to at least close the gap by 2040 with priority strategies for women and children,​​

​​I call on all levels of government to:

  • ​ Invest in early intervention, prevention and diversion strategies, which address the root causes of violence and imprisonment; and

  • Work in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, communities, services and their representatives, to develop and implement solutions.