Up to 30 jailed Indigenous women expected to be freed after crowdfunding campaign

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Campaign aimed to raise $99,000 to pay off fines of Aboriginal women jailed in Western Australia

Organisers of a crowdfunding campaign that aimed to raise $99,000 to pay off the fines of Aboriginal women jailed for fine default in Western Australia say they hope to release as many as 30 women from prison this week.

The fundraising campaign expected to meet its target on Tuesday night after just two days of fundraising. By mid-afternoon it had , with more than 1,900 people donating.

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