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International Computers in Cells Conference

LATEST NEWS Report Technology in Corrections Conference 2024YouTube overview 6 mins Technology in Prisons The International Corrections & Prisons Association (ICPA) organised a conference on ‘Digital Rehabilitation’ in Istanbul from April 21-24, 2024, together with Europris and hosted by Turkey’s Directorate of Prisons. The CJC issued a media release to Australian and Turkey’s media about the […]

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Computers in Cells in Finland

LATEST NEWS RISE Smart Prisons Presentation OVERVIEW Finland is a lead example of the successful implementation of computers in cells. RISE, the Finnish Criminal Sanctions Agency, is an organisation at the forefront of this movement. Recently, a Senior Specialist and Team Leader of the Safety, Security, and individual Coaching Team at RISE, Pia Puolakka, presented

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COMPUTERS IN CELLS

LATEST NEWS International Computers in Cells Conference April 2024Finland Developments 2023 Music in Prisons Art in Prisons NSW Budget Estimates Committee on Counter Terrorism & Corrections   OVERVIEW Computers have had a profound impact on society. The benefits of computers in cells with managed internet access would be especially valuable to prisoners because of their

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WOMEN IN PRISON FORUM 2014

Resolutions This Forum resolves that the NSW government and all political parties should commit to: 1. Diversionary programs, including restorative justice processes and mentoring, to avoid the damage that prison causes women and their families. 2. Women prisoners’ specific needs should be managed in accordance with the UN’s Bangkok Rules. (Recommendation 15) Providing women prisoners

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PRE-ELECTION JUSTICE QUESTIONNAIRE 2023

  Pre-Election Justice Questionnaire 2023 The Community Justice Coalition organises a questionnaire before each state election which helps present different political parties’ stances on a wide spectrum of justice-related issues. Topics examined within the 2023 CJC Questionnaire linked here include the Effectiveness of Imprisonment, Women in Prison, Indigenous Issues and Juveniles in custody. This also

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PRE-ELECTION JUSTICE FORUM 2019

PRE-ELECTION JUSTICE FORUM 2019 NSW Justice system Where: Mitchell Theatre, Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts, 280 Pitt St, Sydney When: Monday, 25th February 2019, 6pm – 8:30pm.  All political parties have been sent a Questionnaire created by a team of interdisciplinary experts. Their responses have been documented and will be discussed at the forum.  A background paper

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Prison Recidivism: The way forward

2 mintue read  Prison Recidivism: The way forward  One of the major failures of the present prison system is the high level of reoffending by released prisoners called recidivism. The Community Justice Coalition has addressed the problem and made recommendations which will ultimately save billions of dollars in the cost of the system. After a year’s research including consultation with judicial

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Medicare Access for Prisoners

It is publicly accepted that prisoner health care services are inferior to what is offered to the general public. This is a consequence of prisoners being excluded from Medicare due to s19(2) of the Health Insurance Act 1973 (Cth), which prevents health services receiving funding from Medicare where a State or Territory is already providing the service.

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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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OUR PRISONS 2009

Community Justice Coalition & International Commission of Jurists Joint Conference OUR PRISONS – HUMAN RIGHTS, MENTAL HEALTH & PRIVATISATION Dixson Room State Library of NSW September 5, 2009 REPORT At the conference: OUR PRISONS – HUMAN RIGHTS, MENTAL HEALTH & PRIVATISATION organised by the Community Justice Coalition and The International Commission of Jurists (Australia) at

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