Campaigns

Callan Park Mental Health Consumer Project

Overview The national framework for recovery-oriented mental health services recognises the importance of the right of self-determination to recovery. Although Australia and NSW have policies that embrace the consumer-led movement, there remains significant gaps in its delivery resulting in individuals becoming entrapped. The Callan Park Consumer Mental Health Project will help address this gap. The …

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Meeting with East Timor Consul-General 3rd February 2021

On Wednesday, 3rd of February 2021, Justice Action facilitated a meeting between East Timor Consul-General Luciano Valentim Da Conceicao and the President of the Community Justice Coalition and International Commission of Jurists, The Hon John Dowd AO QC. In the meeting, there were several points that importantly highlighted the agreement to collaborate and support the …

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Miriam Merton Mental Hospital Death Inquiry

Media Release November 9, 2017 The death of Miriam Merton in the Lismore Hospital mental ward, lying naked in blood and faeces while a nurse casually mopped around her, shocked everyone. The video footage and media had truthfully exposed the culture to the public forcing accountability. Yet no-one proposed that solution or other ways to …

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Recent Responses to our Online Counselling Proposal

On the 23rd November 2015, Justice Action presented a proposal regarding the provision of online counselling to prisoners at the NSW Legislative Inquiry. It was a proposal to initiate a three-month trial of online counselling in cells at no cost to the government. The proposal is supported by victims group ‘Enough is Enough’ and ‘Prisoner’s Aid of …

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Saeed blog

Voice Inside Madness Blog: by Saeed Dezfouli Monday 13th October 2014 Open Day at Forensic Hospital Friday October 10 was the NSW Mental Health Open Day. Between 11am to 2pm, the psychiatrists and most of the psych nurses of Justice Health in the Forensic Hospital actively treat us with respect, dignity and courtesy. Overall, the day …

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16th July 2015: Hospital doubles dosage and attacks Carer

Saeed Dezfouli who featured in the ABC program ‘The man without a name’ has been subjected to a series of new attacks against his personal support and bodily integrity. On the 24th of June 2015, Saeed was injected with double the dose of Paliperidone on the order of psychiatrist Barbara Sinclair. On December 8th last year they …

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22nd July 2015: New Attacks: Saeed renounces citizenship

New attacks: Saeed renounces citizenship “Saeed Dezfouli who featured in the ABC program ‘The man without a name’ has been attacked again by the hospital. They have just doubled his forced medication, threatened me personally with their Emergency Response Team and to exclude me as his primary carer. The hospital needs to crush him as he …

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