Prisons

May 10, 2016

Mental Health, Housing, Homelessness and Incarceration

Historically, state-run mental health facilities have been the mainstay of caring for people with serious mental illnesses, the reality was a lot of people ‘lived’ in those institutions for many […]
March 30, 2016
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Mental Health Services in WA Prisons Remain Contentious

We need better mental health services in our prisons. While diversionary courts for people suffering from mental illness have been established, there has been no progress in the provision of […]
March 30, 2016
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Reducing Aboriginal Imprisonment Rates and the Common Good

  The Productivity Commission report into Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage (19 November 2014) contained both good and bad news. It’s a comprehensive document which is used by governments and policy makers to address […]
May 11, 2015

Reducing Aboriginal Imprisonment Rates and the Common Good

The latest Productivity Commission report into Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage (released on 19 November 2014) contained both good and bad news. It’s a comprehensive document which is used by governments and […]