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Reinvesting in a smarter approach to youth justice

‘Our corrections systems are at a crisis point and a smarter ­approach urgently is needed ­nationally,’ writes Dr Tom Calma in The Australian today....

Takin' a different path

Kids in Bourke are ‘takin’ a different path’

Young people in Bourke NSW have produced three short films with strong messages as part of the ALS Talking FactSheet Project. The films reflect life...


Are you going to accept spending of $3.8bn on NSW prisons?

Despite there being no evidence to show that harsher sentencing and increased incarceration make communities safer, the NSW Government has announced plans to commit a record-breaking $3.8bn...


Breaking the Prison Cycle

Sarah Hopkins Chair of Just Reinvest NSW and Just Reinvest Champion and Weave Youth & Community Services Advocate Keenan Mundine feature in this months Law...

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Justice Reinvestment Explained

The North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA) and James Cook University have produced a short animated film explaining Justice Reinvestment (JR). The film was the...

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Just Reinvest NSW welcomes Mick Gooda to the Royal Commission

Just Reinvest NSW welcomes the appointment of our Champion Mick Gooda with the Honorable Margaret White AO as Commissioners to the Royal Commission into...


If we want to reduce crime, we need to break the rules

It’s a simple solution to lock up more people, and rarely are simple solutions the answer to complex problems. We have been told that...

Photo L to R: Kelly-Anne Mackay (Community Data Manager), Vivianne Prince (Project Officer), Kristy Kennedy (Backbone Coordinator).

Welcome to new Maranguka Justice Reinvestment Project team members

We are thrilled to welcome two new staff members to the Maranguka Justice Reinvestment Project team: Kristy Kennedy, our new Backbone Coordinator and Kelly-Anne...


Service sector leaders come together and commit to working differently

 On 3rd June, 52 senior representatives from government, non-profits, philanthropy and the Bourke community came together in Dubbo to consider the role they can play...