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Justice Action Report AMC PRISONERS’ CONSULTATION: November 8, 2011

Justice Action Report AMC PRISONERS’ CONSULTATION: November 8, 2011 This Report was prepared following an all day Consultation with Alexander Maconachie Centre(AMC) prisoners. It was conducted by community members with special experience and standing in the prisoner and general community. Participants were: Kat Armstrong, Robert Barco, Brett Collins, Kiki Korpinen, Christopher Puplick, and Julie Tongs. …

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Report Extracts

EXTRACTS FROM PRISON REPORTS ON SMUGGLING OF CONTRABAND AND ATTITUDE OF PRISONERS TO A PRISON NSP Burnet Report:External component of the evaluation of drug policies and services and their subsequent effects on prisoners and staff within the Alexander Maconochie Centre Final Report, April 2011 (Burnet Institute Report) at https://www.health.act.gov.au/c/health?a=sendfile&ft=p&fid=1302161190&sid= These quantitative data on drug use histories …

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JA submission re Needle and Syringe Program (Moore Report)

Submission regarding Moore Report – Implementation of a Needle and Syringe Program (NSP)  (read as pdf) Justice Action is a community-based organisation of criminal justice activists. We are consumers, prisoners, academics, and victims of crime, ex-prisoners, lawyers and general community members dedicated to making a change. We believe that meaningful change depends upon the free …

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Implementation of a Needle and Syringe Program at the Alexander Maconochie Centre

Implementation of a Needle and Syringe Program at the Alexander Maconochie Centre (pdf) The Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) was engaged by the ACT Government in May 2011 to investigate and report on models for the implementation of an NSP in the AMC. The project also entailed an assessment of barriers to implementation and broad …

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