Custody statistics show Liberals and Nationals reinforcing failure

Custody statistics show Liberals and Nationals reinforcing failure

Custody statistics show Liberals and Nationals reinforcing failure At a time when most categories of crime are falling, the ever increasing prison population in NSW is a clear indicator of a Government hamstrung by their own law and order agenda. BOCSAR’s latest...

Private Prisons

This speech was delivered on 20.09.2016 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the original contribution here. The United States of America leads the world in many ways. One of those is in jailing its own, with the highest per capita incarceration rate in the world. Of...
Bigger private jails will not make NSW safer

Bigger private jails will not make NSW safer

Pouring $1.2 billion into privatised prison beds is not a solution for NSW crime or our broken Bail Act, say the Greens NSW. A record prison population at a time of historically low rates of violent crime is evidence of policy failure, not success. Greens MP and...