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3AW 693 News Talk: Mornings with Neil Mitchell

In case you missed it, on 1st September I was interviewed in studio by Neil Mitchell on his morning 3AW Melbourne radio program. As the guest for the ‘complex issues’ weekly debate we talked about my Churchill Fellowship research focusing … Continue reading

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‘Reformed offenders ‘missing link’ to slashing prisoner numbers, research suggests’ says ABC’s Josie Taylor

In case you missed it. Great story by ABC’s national reporter Josie Taylor, titled, ‘Reformed offenders ‘missing link’ to slashing prisoner numbers, research suggests”, brilliantly incorporating the views of former prisoners, the experts by experience, the vital valuable lived experience perspective … Continue reading

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Doin Time 3CR Community Radio 855am

In case you missed it, I was a quest on 3CR’s Community Radio ‘Doin Time’ program on Monday August 1st. with presenters Marisa and Peter, speaking on my Churchill Fellowship research. Doin Time is on every Monday 4:00pm to 5:00pm. It … Continue reading

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Another successful Reintegration Puzzle Conference!

Now in its 12th year and held in Geelong, Victoria, Australia, on 20-22 June, the Reintegration Puzzle Conference, themed ‘Disability and Incarceration: Multiple Disadvantage and the Need for Individualised Support’ was a great success! http://rpc.conferenceworks.com.au/ Many thanks to Deakin University and … Continue reading

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12th Reintegration Puzzle Conference 20 – 22 June 2016 Geelong, Victoria

Come along and spread the word: The 12th Reintegration Puzzle Conference, themed ‘Disability and Incarceration: Multiple Disadvantage and the Need for Individualised Support’ is being held in Geelong, Victoria, Australia on 20 – 22 June 2016. I will be facilitating a … Continue reading

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12th Reintegration Puzzle Conference – Geelong, Victoria, Australia: 20 – 22 June 2016.

Earlybird Registrations Close Friday 13th May 2016 for the 12th Reintegration Puzzle Conference. The Conference, themed ‘Disability and Incarceration: Multiple Disadvantage and the Need for Individualised Support’ is being held in Geelong, Victoria, Australia on 20 – 22 June 2016. … Continue reading

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Churchill Fellowship Report now available

My 2015 Churchill Fellowship report To study the rehabilitative role of ex-prisoners/offenders as peer mentors in Reintegration models is now available on the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust. Claire Seppings Churchill Fellow The Report summarises the key findings of my seven-week Fellowship investigations … Continue reading

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Real Reform – Midland Express 8th December 2015

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My Churchill Fellowship Trip Week 7: USA New York City

The final week of my Churchill Fellowship trip in the United States of America, in New York City was the perfect end to an incredibly inspiring fact finding journey. Criminal Justice reform is well underway across the country and I … Continue reading

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My Churchill Fellowship Trip Week 6: Sweden (Stockholm)

It was a vision and dream come true to visit Sweden to meet with KRIS in Stockholm. KRIS was established several years ago by former criminals and drug addicts to help people in prison returning to society turn their lives … Continue reading

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