An expert in criminal justice, focusing on Aboriginal justice issues, says the current lockdown policies in New South Wales are discriminatory.

A policing study that looked at the distribution of fines found First Nations people make up 10 percent of the overall fines despite being a small percentage of the community.

Associate Professor at the University of Technology in Sydney Thalia Anthony spoke to Brisbane Indigenous Media Association and says some people are being made to bare the worst of the lockdown.