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Standing Committee on Legal and Social Issues: Inquiry into Youth Justice Centres in Victoria.

The Parliamentary Inquiry into Youth Justice Centres in Victoria held its first public hearing on Friday 17 March, 2017. I was honoured to be invited to give evidence. Here is my submission to the Inquiry: Submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry … Continue reading

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JusTas Symposium ‘Reintegration: Throughcare to What?’ Hobart, Tasmania

Excellent Symposium held in Tasmania by JusTas titled ‘Reintegration: Throughcare to What? Reducing Crime and Safer Communities’ on 28th November 2016. JusTas is a new group in Tasmania promoting justice, best practice and valuable outcomes for returning citizens and the … Continue reading

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The Churchill Trust’s Annual Report 2015-16 Edition.

The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust’s Annual Report 2015-16 Edition. It is an honour to be one of the Victorian 50th Anniversary Churchill Fellow’s profiled in the report. Churchill Trust 2015-16 Annual Report

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Doin Time 3CR Community Radio 855am

In case you missed it, on 19th September, I was a guest again on 3CR’s Community Radio ‘Doin Time’ show with wonderful broadcasters Marisa and Pete. We talked about the much needed prison reform, covering my Churchill Fellowship research; the … Continue reading

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‘Uncle Jack Charles returns to prison’, reports Jeremy Story Carter, ABC Radio National journalist.

In case, you missed it, on 13th September, Jeremy Story Carter, ABC Radio National journalist and presenter joined Jack Charles outside the walls of two Victorian prisons in Castlemaine, Middleton and Loddon. Jack Charles was ‘re-entering the prison system that … Continue reading

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‘Victorian prisoners ‘maxing out’ jail sentences’, investigates ABC’s national reporter Josie Taylor.

In case, you missed it. Great story by ABC’s national reporter Josie Taylor, titled, ‘Victorian prisoners ‘maxing out’ jail sentences’, again brilliantly incorporating the views of former prisoners, the experts by experience, the vital valuable lived experience perspective required for … 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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Churchill Trust Medallion Dinner

It was an honour to receive my Churchill Fellowship medallion at a dinner hosted by the Victorian Churchill Fellows’ Association (VIC CFA) on Friday 22nd July in Melbourne, and share the momentous occasion with my daughter Annie Irving and close … 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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