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Music in Prisons

Music in Prisons Paper  This paper discusses the benefits that music programs have on the wellness of prisoners. These programs give inmates a chance to show persistence, creativity and flexibility. These are all values that are consistent with stability for inside and outside of prison. Innovative thinking is required to lower the prison population and …

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Just Us South Australia Court Challenge

Latest news Media release: SA prisoners to receive Election Newspaper (14 May 2022)Corrections Department back down on eve of Supreme Court showdown (13 May 2022)Media release: SA prisons double down on election newspaper (10 May 2022)Legal battle over South Australian prisoners blocked from election information (SBS, 8 May 2022)South Australia’s corrections department facing legal action …

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Royal Commission Into Victoria’s Mental Health System

Latest News Victorian Legal Aid’s Response to Implementation Proposal  (August 2021) Justice Action’s Response to Implementation Proposal  (July 2021) Department of Health’s Implementation Proposal  (June 2021) Justice Action’s Analysis of the Royal Commission Report  (March 2021) The Royal Commission Final Report  (February 2021) Overview The Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System delivered its final report on 3 February, 2021. …

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Funding Approved for National Database on Deaths in Custody

We are excited to announce a victory for Justice Action. This year we have worked hard on lobbying for a national database into deaths in custody. AusTLii, the Australiasian Legal Information Institute, will now receive funding from the public sector bridges program for the National Free Access Coronial Findings, Recommendations & Responses. In addition, the …

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