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ANZSOC 2016 Conference ‘Horizon Criminology’ Hobart, Tasmania

The 29th Annual Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC) conference was held in Hobart, Tasmania from 29 November to 2 December 2016. The theme of the 2016 Conference was ‘HORIZON CRIMINOLOGY’; ‘Looking over the horizon there are challenges … 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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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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‘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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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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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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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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My Churchill Fellowship Trip Week 5: Republic of Ireland

My Churchill Fellowship trip to the Republic of Ireland during my fifth week of travels was wonderful. The trip took me to various parts of Ireland, including Dublin, Tipperary, Waterford and Cork. I had the incredible opportunity to revisit an … Continue reading

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