History of prisoner movement

Women’s Justice Network Takeover

Latest NewsWJN Takeover Decision!Report hearing final day July 24. 2020Report hearing seventh day February 21. 2020Report hearing sixth day February 20. 2020Report hearing fifth day February 19. 2020Barrister Catherine Gleeson scurries away November 21Report hearing fourth day of trial October 18Report hearing third day of trial October 17Report hearing second day of trial October 16 Report …

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Prison Commissioner’s response to recommendations

We requested for the Commissioner of Corrective Services New South Wales, Peter Severin, to consider paragraph 14.16 and Recommendations 6 and 13 made by Deputy State Coroner Lee in his inquest following the death of David Dungay. These recommendations consist of the availability of Aboriginal Inmate Delegates to assist in interactions between prison officers and …

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Report on Inquest 4 March 2019

Coronial Inquest into David Dungay Deaths in Custody   DAY ONE 04/03/2019 KEY POINTS Significant lack of training for correctional and medical staff in emergencies that require intervention. Uncertainty surrounding Dungay’s behaviour and the extent of his aggression. Witnesses reluctant to take responsibility, admit guilt or fault. Revision of sedation/enforced medication policies and other safety procedures. …

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Report on Inquest 5 March 2019

Coronial Inquest into David Dungay Deaths In Custody DAY TWO 05/03/2019 KEY POINTS: Lack of Medical Intervention: Categorised within forced medication Lack of training for authoritative Correctional staff dealing with prisoners Failure in identifying the ramifications associated with the medical intervention towards David Dungay Errors in medical judgement Below is a summary of the evidence …

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Report on Inquest 7 March 2019

NSW Coronial Inquest into the death of David DungayDeaths in CustodyDay 4 Wesnesday 07/03/2019 KEY POINTS Dungay died of Asystole (loss of oxygen eventually leads to the heart stopping beating and leads to cardiac arrest). He was depleted of oxygen primarily (rather than ventricular fibrillation or genetic causes) and there were numerous contributory factors to his premature death. …

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