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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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Over-representation of Indigenous Australians a catastrophe

The over-representation of Indigenous Australians in prison is one of the most urgent human rights issues facing the country today, according to Aboriginal and...

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Q&A with Kaleesha Morris, Indigenous youth ambassador

My name is Kaleesha. I am 24, and I am a proud Gumbaynggirr and Kulkalgal woman. I was born and raised on my mother’s...

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It’s time for a new approach

Aboriginal leaders join NSW government Members in a short film about justice reinvestment and why it’s needed in NSW.  

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Reinvesting in our future

Growing up on her people’s country near Grafton in the Far North Coast of NSW and seeing what happened so close to home is...

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We are not just passing through

Alistair Ferguson, chair of the Aboriginal Community Working Party, was born in nearby Brewarrina, reports the Griffith Review. He’s lived in Bourke most of...

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