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Sunday 13th May, 4:30pm on SBS ONE
9 May 2012 - 4:03 PM  UPDATED 6 Sep 2013 - 9:31 AM

With youth crime reaching epidemic levels, Living Black travels to Townsville in Far North Queensland, where the situation has reached crisis point.

After hundreds of car thefts and with more and more youth in correctional centres, Larteasha Griffen spoke with kids behind some of these crimes and heard their cries for

Also this week: Indigenous women are less likely to get breast cancer, but this doesn’t mean they’re safe. Many are leaving diagnosis too late. We find out why Aboriginal women are gambling with their health by avoiding the doctor.

And we look a the emerging trend for Indigenous-themed tattoos, and the controversy brewing over the use and misuse of sacred symbols.

Plus: South Australian jazz singer Jess Beck performs for The Music Project.