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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...

Prison doesn’t deter people from crime

The NSW prison population hit another record in January 2016, rising 12 per cent in a year to reach 12,121. Within three years, Australia...

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Performance targets for NSW prisons a good start

Just Reinvest NSW welcomes the NSW government’s announcement that it will introduce performance targets for overflowing prisons while aiming to reduce our prison population...

Aboriginal kids in Sydney for film festival

Aboriginal kids from Bourke, Moruya and Wagga Wagga, NSW are heading to Sydney for the premiere of their short films on Monday 14 December...

Amnesty calls for justice reinvestment

Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty says the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in prisons is a human rights issue that...

Government House celebrates JR framework

The Honourable David Hurley, Governor of NSW and Mrs Hurley hosted a reception in support of Just Reinvest NSW and the Maranguka Initiative on 22...

Governor of NSW champions Just Reinvest NSW

After a visit to Bourke, His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley Governor of NSW became a Champion of Just Reinvest NSW and Patron of the Maranguka...

Justice ‘circuit breakers’ launched in Bourke

Two justice circuit breaker initiatives have now commenced in Bourke as part of the Maranguka Justice Reinvestment Project. A number of ‘circuit breaker’ initiatives were identified...

Government data in community hands

It took 10 months but we got there! In September 2015 we received the final data needed to produce A Snapshot of Life for Aboriginal Children &...

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