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Maranguka Justice Reinvestment Project is hiring!

The Maranguka Justice Reinvestment Project is looking to employ a Backbone Coordinator to be based in Bourke. Closing date for applications is Friday 20th...


Men’s Group to mentor young people in Bourke

The Men’s Group in Bourke, established as part of the Maranguka Justice Reinvestment Project, is going from strength to strength. It is currently looking...


Change is easier now than it has been for decades

Our newest Champion, Robert “Bob” Debus AM recently delivered the second Frank Walker Memorial Lecture to the NSW Society of Labor Lawyers. He spoke...


Police bail protocols to reduce number of young people in custody

A two-pronged strategy for reducing the number of young people held in custody for breach of bail has been developed by Just Reinvest NSW...


Holiday program reduces crime over summer 

With limited activities for young people in Bourke over the hot summer months, community members have consistently observed a sharp increase in youth offending during the summer...

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Goals, measures and strategies for change now in place

The Maranguka Justice Reinvestment Project has recently reached an important milestone – the Women’s Group, Men’s Group and the Bourke Tribal Council have now...


Is this money well spent?

Two dozen locals ending up in prison costs your local community $5000 per day. A new justice reinvestment calculator has been developed to provide...


Prison doesn’t deter people from crime

The NSW prison population hit another record in January 2016, rising 12 per cent in a year to reach 12,121. Within three years, Australia...

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Performance targets for NSW prisons a good start

Just Reinvest NSW welcomes the NSW government’s announcement that it will introduce performance targets for overflowing prisons while aiming to reduce our prison population...