Corrective services fail on justice reinvestment & recidivism

Corrective services fail on justice reinvestment & recidivism

Research indicates that there is chronic underfunding of educational training within NSW Corrective Services with the majority of correctional facilities having at least one teaching vacancy. Prisoners are also required to pay TAFE course fees in full because due to...
Computers in cells roundtable discussion – summary

Computers in cells roundtable discussion – summary

Yesterday David hosted a roundtable with the Community Justice Coalition to discuss the implementation of computers in cells for education and counselling. The event was initiated by Brett Collins of Justice Action. Other speakers included Ron Fabre from Prison PC,...
EVENT Roundtable on Computers in Cells

EVENT Roundtable on Computers in Cells

Date: Thursday 11th December 2014 Time:  1:00pm – 2:30pm  Location: Macquarie Room Parliament House (6 Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000) Objective: To discuss the issues surrounding the implementation of computers in cells, and online counselling and other services...

Juvenile Offender Prison Rate [Speech]

This speech was delivered on 12/09/2013 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the original contribution here. Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [3.40 p.m.]: In the recent budget estimates hearing I asked both the Attorney General and the Chief Executive Officer of Juvenile Justice,...