Social Issues

Ngalla Maya helping First Nations people post-release

Posted on: Tue 29 Jan 2019

In Australia, 1 in 9 of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have been to prison.

In Western Australia, this figure is even higher – 1 in 6 First Nations people have been incarcerated.

Mervyn Eades is the CEO of not-for-profit organisation Ngalla Maya, which works to help First Nations people gain meaningful employment post-release and live fulfilling lives.

He has a very personal reason for starting up the organisation; he speaks to Small Change‘s Lisa Burns about the life-changing work of his organisation and his hopes for its services to be applied nationally.

Produced by Lisa Burns

Image supplied and approved for use by Ngalla Maya

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