Computers in cells

Supreme Court Action on Behalf of Prisoners and Their Families

MEDIA RELEASE 6 October 2021 COVID Prisoner Release Court Challenge “A legal team has been assembled to call for the release of prisoners before the NSW Supreme Court this morning. This follows hundreds of infections, total lockdowns of all prisons and the refusal by Acting Commissioner Kevin Corcoran to release prisoners under the emergency legislation brought in last year for the purpose” said Justice …

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Prisoners in high security prisons use internet tablets in cells for calls for the first time in Australia

For the first time in Australia, computer tablets are available in cells for prisoners to use for rehabilitation, communication, and education. Dillwynia Correctional Centre, John Morony Correctional Complex, and Clarence Correctional Centre are the first. The phone call capabilities of these tablets in cells has extended the otherwise strict call times, now allowing inmates to …

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Education

“Knowledge is power.  Information is liberating.  Education is the premise of progress.” – Kofi Annan LATEST NEWSRAND (Reports on the efficacy of prison education programs)Prisoner Public Education AttackedDenying Education to the Willing: The Jeffrey McKane StoryComputers in Cells Roundtable DIscussionPrison Education Public Forum FootagePrison Education Public Forum Summary Paper Providing education to people in prisons …

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Online Counselling in Prison Cells

LATEST NEWS Online Counselling In Prison CellsPrisons and Terrorism: Radicalisation and De-radicalisationCJC Prison Responses to Terrorism: Online De-radicalisation Proposal  Counselling is an effective method of changing people’s behaviour. The use of computers in prisons is a fantastic means to facilitate counselling through Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). CBT is derived from two different fields, cognitive theory and …

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History of the Computers in Cells Project

Timeline: 21 April 2017 – Corrective Services NSW Responds to Community Justice Coalition Media Release:From the SBS article: “CSNSW said the importance of giving inmates access to computers for education and rehabilitation was recognised. ‘Under the prison bed expansion program, CSNSW is also looking at ways of incorporating technology into new correctional centres and expansions,’ the department said …

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Online Legal Services

LATEST NEWS Victory: Computers for Legal Access in Liristis v State of New South Wales27/04/2017 Media Release: Computer Restrictions Justify Bail   OverviewEveryone is entitled to justice, and to fair treatment before the law. This especially includes people in prison who are totally dependent on state control and the most vulnerable, subject to the harshest punishment …

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Computers in Cells

Latest News World First: Computers in Prison Cells With Phones November 27, 2020 Victory: Computers for Legal Access in Liritis v State of New South WalesPoor Computer Access – W.A. Prisons InspectorWorld Distribution of VictoryPrisons NSW AgreementVictory: Computers in Cells to be ImplementedCost of Inaction – Prisoner Domestic ViolenceACT Prison ReportYouth Access – International SurveyPetition: Call for …

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