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"Our system punishes vulnerability" - Queensland Commissioner urges alternatives to incarceration
The increasing numbers of Indigenous children in prison is alarming and demands...
Dechlan Brennan 29 Jan 2024
New data shows youth incarceration costing public over $1 million per child, experts urge 'Raise the Age'
New data has highlighted the detrimental cost to both taxpayers and children in...
Dechlan Brennan 25 Jan 2024
Charles Darwin University partners with NT government on prison education and training program
The Northern Territory government has formalised funding for vocational educatio...
Dechlan Brennan 24 Jan 2024
Mental health, poverty, family history and unemployment key factors in incarceration - new report
More than half of prison entrants have previously been diagnosed with a mental h...
Giovanni Torre 15 Nov 2023
Victorian justice advocates continue calls for urgent bail reform
It's been over two hundred days since 50 human rights, legal and community organ...
Rachael Knowles 16 Dec 2021
Concerns at Banksia Hill staff levels

Content warning: This story contains details some readers may find distressing....

Sarah Smit Dec 8, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Banksia Hill Detention Centre “a tinderbox ready to ignite” lawyers warn WA Government

Please note: This story contains reference to someone who has died and contains...

Giovanni Torre Nov 24, 2021
Cultural leadership program empowering Aboriginal women inmates

The first of its kind in Western Australia, Melaleuca Women’s Prison’s cultural...

Sarah Smit Nov 5, 2021
OPINION: The Victorian Government must end traumatic strip-searches and urine tests in Victoria’s prisons

Content warning: This story contains details some readers may find distressing....

Guest Author Oct 27, 2021
Kids need support not more punishment

What capacity does a nine-year-old have to judge the full effect of their action...

Guest Author Sep 9, 2021
NT Aboriginal Justice Agreement must 'give back power and autonomy to Aboriginal people'

The Northern Territory Government launched a wide-ranging plan to reduce high ra...

Giovanni Torre Aug 20, 2021
'Preventable lapse in protocol' risks COVID-19 outbreak in NSW prisons

As COVID-19 enters prisons in New South Wales, justice advocates are calling for...

Rachael Knowles Aug 18, 2021
Art showcase tells story of life-long friends

Intertwining their stories, Counihan Gallery and The Torch, an arts organisation...

Rachael Knowles Aug 12, 2021
'Chemical munitions' used on inmates at Parklea Correctional Centre

Prison staff at Parklea Correctional Centre in New South Wales used “chemical mu...

Rachael Knowles Jul 15, 2021
NSW refusing Aboriginal people bail more than non-Aboriginal people

Aboriginal people facing criminal charges in New South Wales are more likely to...

Rachael Knowles Mar 30, 2021
Locked out of the right to health

There is no worse discrimination than health inequality. Australia boasts about...

Guest Author Mar 26, 2021
Third Indigenous death in custody in one week

Please note: this story contains reference to someone who has died.   An Abori...

Rachael Knowles Mar 11, 2021
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