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Trialling and testing community-led collaborative justice reinvestment

Having completed the following key milestones during the early implementation phase: data collection and analysis to better understand community needs; establishment of a backbone...

New Strategic Plan for Just Reinvest NSW

We recently finalised our Strategic Plan for 2016-2019. To learn more about Just Reinvest NSW and our vision, goals and strategies for the next three...

Investment of $3.8bn in NSW prisons is a bad investment if our expected return is safer communities

The NSW Government’s plan to invest $3.8 billion in prisons over the next four years is a bad investment according to Just Reinvest NSW,...

Men’s Group to mentor young people in Bourke

The Men’s Group in Bourke, established as part of the Maranguka Justice Reinvestment Project, is going from strength to strength. It is currently looking...

Change is easier now than it has been for decades

Our newest Champion, Robert “Bob” Debus AM recently delivered the second Frank Walker Memorial Lecture to the NSW Society of Labor Lawyers. He spoke...

Police bail protocols to reduce number of young people in custody

A two-pronged strategy for reducing the number of young people held in custody for breach of bail has been developed by Just Reinvest NSW...

Holiday program reduces crime over summer 

With limited activities for young people in Bourke over the hot summer months, community members have consistently observed a sharp increase in youth offending during the summer...

Goals, measures and strategies for change now in place

The Maranguka Justice Reinvestment Project has recently reached an important milestone – the Women’s Group, Men’s Group and the Bourke Tribal Council have now...

Is this money well spent?

Two dozen locals ending up in prison costs your local community $5000 per day. A new justice reinvestment calculator has been developed to provide...

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