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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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About Just Reinvest NSW

We set up Just Reinvest NSW – a not for profit organisation involving twenty or so organisations actively engaged in driving awareness about justice...

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City of Bourke tackles domestic violence

David Pheeny works at the Aboriginal Legal Service in Bourke and says 60 per cent of his cases are related to domestic violence. From...

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NSW justice group says re-think needed

A New South Wales Aboriginal justice group says the numbers of young Indigenous people in jail could drop under a re-allocation of government resources,...

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