Media Release: 13,000 NSW prisoners: A record we don’t need

Today’s custody figures are a wakeup call for politicians to fix our broken justice system and invest in justice reinvestment solutions that work. NSW is on track to have a record 13,500 prisoners in 12 months and the $3.8 billion the Liberal National government has...

NSW needs to lead the way in opting in to redress scheme

Victims of historic child sexual abuse are one step closer to justice today with the announcement of a federal redress scheme. NSW must now lead the way in opting in to the scheme and implementing each of the Royal Commission’s redress recommendations when its final...
Two Aboriginal families now closer to justice

Two Aboriginal families now closer to justice

Media release 21 August 2017   A second Aboriginal family from New England is closer to obtaining justice for the death of their 17 year old son with his murder investigation now being transferred to the State Crime Command Homicide Squad. Stephen Smith was just 17...
Kids more important than confessionals

Kids more important than confessionals

Key recommendations from the child abuse Royal Commission handed down today outline essential criminal justice reforms required to provide justice for victims. Something is wrong in our criminal justice system when the defendant was not convicted of any child sexual...