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Circuit breakers in Bourke

Since the commencement of the Bourke Justice Reinvestment project in April 2014, the community of Bourke has identified a number of circuit breakers that...

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Justice reinvestment in Bourke

During 2013, members of the Justice Reinvestment campaign, the Bourke Aboriginal Community Working Party and the Australian Human Rights Commission worked together to develop...

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Reconciliation in Parliament

The annual Reconciliation in Parliament forum took place on 28 May 2014. It encouraged parliamentarians to focus on building safer communities through justice reinvestment and a...

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Funding for JR in Bourke

After a lot of hard work and knocking on doors, Just Reinvest NSW has been funded for two years to work towards implementing justice...

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Justice reinvestment for Australia, from America

Last week, I traveled with Emeritus Prof David Brown to New York and Washington DC to meet with many of the key people involved...

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Western NSW police support trial

A senior policeman is urging the NSW Government to back an independent program aimed at keeping young Aboriginal people out of jail. From ABC...

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It makes social sense

Justice reinvestment doesn’t just make financial sense, it makes social sense. Sarah Hopkins is a lawyer at the Aboriginal Legal Service in Redfern and...

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A ‘game changer’

Program to tackle indigenous over-representation in jail could be a ‘game changer’. From the SMH: The NSW government and the opposition have backed potentially “game...

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Prison is not the answer

Prison is not the answer but perhaps justice reinvestment is. As each week passes, Australia moves ever closer to the unwanted prize for leading...

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