Just Us is the only publication distributed to the 44,000 people in prisons and locked hospitals throughout Australia.
With the fast approaching 2016 Federal Election, this issue voices the people in prisons and hospitals. Just Us gives prisoners who are eligible to vote the right to fully participate in the electoral process and have the information and policies necessary to make informed decisions.
This issue of Just Us, includes statements from political parties including: Australian Greens Party, Australian Labor Party, Liberal Party, Palmer United Party, Socialist Alliance and the Australian Sex Party. Justice Action created iExpress in 2014 to be the world’s first online platform for people in prisons and hospitals. This issue actively explains the uses and further possibilities of iExpress.
The launch of Just Us 2016 Federal Newspaper was held in the atrium of the Trades Hall Building, 4 Goulburn Street, Sydney, on Friday the 10th of June from 5:00pm to 6:00pm. The current political editor at The New Daily, Quentin Dempster, was the Master of the Ceremony for the evening. A panel presented their policies and responded to questions.