Australian Institute of Criminology: Transgender Inmates

“Considerable research has been undertaken to reduce the risk of harm to other groups of inmates that have been identified as “at risk”, particularly Indigenous inmates. Similar principles could be applied to transgender inmates. However, it should be noted that the recent death in custody of a transgender inmate occurred while she was in “strict protection”. This suggests that merely placing transgender inmates “in protection” may not be sufficient.”

http://aic.gov.au/media_library/publications/tandi_pdf/tandi168.pdf

Trans Deaths in Custody: Veronica Baxter

Justice has not been served.

PDF on coroners findings and recommendations:

http://www.coroners.lawlink.nsw.gov.au/agdbasev7wr/_assets/coroners/m401601l3/10_findings&recommendationsdrury-baxter.pdf

Multiple articles surrounding the case:

http://www.queerty.com/trans-prisoner-veronica-baxter-repeatedly-called-for-help-when-her-jail-was-opened-she-was-hanging-20110407

http://www.caah.org.au/justice-for-veronica-baxter

http://indymedia.org.au/2011/04/08/why-no-justice-for-veronica-baxter-why-did-paris-die

https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/44518

http://davidshoebridge.org.au/2011/04/13/veronica-baxter-will-there-ever-be-justice/