Category Archives: Local Media

INVITATION to attend two upcoming training events the William Wilberforce Foundation are putting on

We would like to invite you to attend two upcoming training events the William Wilberforce Foundation are putting on, which will help equip you to support people in your community in the areas of addiction and ex-offenders. Continue reading

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Beyond Punishment: Frontiers of Penal Policy – 31 July 2012

This seminar brings together two scholars at the forefront of penal policy and criminal justice: Baroness Vivien Stern CBE and Professor Andrew Coyle CMG. Continue reading

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FIVE8 Information & Basic Training Day

Five8 (which means ‘my mate’ in rhyming prison slang) is a new initiative which builds small pro-social communities of support and accountability for prisoners assisting their transition into the community and reducing reoffending. Five8 advocates a whole-of-community response to the … Continue reading

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FIELD OFFICER PRISONER THROUGHCARE – Position Available

The Aboriginal Legal Service of NSW and ACT is looking to fill the position of Field Officer Prisoner Throughcare. Applications close 6th January, 2012. Continue reading

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Australia’s approach to Juvenile Justice must change

“Programs designed to divert young people from offending behaviour and entering juvenile detention can not only be more effective than putting a young person in custody but up to 50 times cheaper to run” Mission Australia’s spokesperson, Anne Hampshire. Continue reading

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