Deaths in custody: We've got to give it everything

As an ABC radio news cadet in 1989 I travelled with the Royal Commission into Aboriginal deaths in custody to Walgett in northwest NSW in a small twin-engine Cessna. It was so cramped that the Commissioner, the wry and avuncular Hal Wootten QC, had to sit in the co-pilot’s seat and hand out the in‑flight biscuits.

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