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Community-led justice reinvestment initiatives secure commonwealth support
Ten justice reinvestment programs have secured support through the federal gover...
Callan Morse 19 Apr 2024
Inspector identifies staff shortages and overcrowding as ongoing problems at Eastern Goldfields prison
Eastern Goldfields Regional Prison still struggles to attract and retain staff,...
Giovanni Torre 16 Apr 2024
Call for Indigenous justice heard on global stage
This statement by Dr Hannah McGlade was delivered to the UN Permanent Forum for...
Dr Hannah McGlade 16 Apr 2024
NT Aboriginal justice agency warns boosting police numbers won't solve Territory's problems
The NT's leading Aboriginal justice agency has raised concerns that the boost in...
Giovanni Torre 3 Apr 2024
Program for young First Nations offenders expanded
A program that tries to break the cycle for Indigenous juvenile offenders by sen...
Fraser Barton 21 Feb 2024
NSW government to use IT for education, social interaction and music in youth detention

NSW Minister for Youth Justice Jihad Dib has confirmed plans to equip youth deta...

Joseph Guenzler Dec 7, 2023
Harmful and costly prisons 'failing to reduce crime' in South Australia

South Australia's incarceration rate jumped by almost a third in the past decade...

Jacob Shteyman Nov 28, 2023
More Cultural Rehabs, Less Jails founder Jeffrey Amatto on culture and lived experience

Award winning founder of Yindamara Mens Healing Group, More Cultural Rehabs, Les...

Jess Whaler Nov 24, 2023
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 Nov 15, 2023
New report urges Victoria to boost spending on alternatives to prison

A new report has called on the Victorian government to increase funding to alter...

Dechlan Brennan Nov 14, 2023
Victorian Government invests $8.8 million in Australia's first-ever Aboriginal healing centre for women prisoners

The Victorian Government has invested $8.8 million in Australia’s first-ever Abo...

Brendan Foster Sep 19, 2023
Grants open for community justice reinvestment initiatives

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities are invited to apply for local...

Giovanni Torre Sep 15, 2023
Indigenous entrepreneur Jeffrey Morgan is using lived experience to mentor others

Life Style Program chief executive Jeffrey Morgan has spent 18 years of his life...

Jess Whaler Jul 12, 2023
Government partners with Indigenous communities for justice reinvestment rollout

The Australian government will work with 15 Indigenous communities who have step...

Giovanni Torre Jun 7, 2023
Indigenous family rocked by youth suicides urges greater outreach by services

Warning: This article contains references by name to people who have died by sui...

Giovanni Torre Jun 2, 2023
Federal Budget missed opportunity to solve Aboriginal Legal Service funding crisis

The 2023 federal budget missed the opportunity to tackle the funding crisis engu...

Giovanni Torre May 12, 2023
Victorian arts program helping Indigenous inmates build a new life after prison

An arts program in Victoria is making a big impact on recidivism rates among Fir...

Rhiannon Clarke May 12, 2023
Justice reinvestment, circle sentencing and Koori court funding to address justice system gaps

South coast-based Bundjalung Elder John Bolt knows the benefits of community-led...

Jarred Cross Mar 2, 2023
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