Spotlight: Inside the Tanya Day inquest

Jun 8, 2020 • 17m 19s

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Spotlight: Inside the Tanya Day inquest

• Jun 8, 2020

Spotlight: Inside the Tanya Day inquest

Tanya Day was a 55-year-old Yorta Yorta woman who died in police custody. In this archive episode, Madeline Hayman-Reber covers the inquest that asked whether systemic racism contributed to her death.

Guest: NITV journalist Madeline Hayman-Reber.

Background reading:

Inquest into Tanya Day’s death in custody in The Saturday Paper
The Saturday Paper
The Monthly

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