rehabilitation

Victoria Police

Defund the Police

Defund the Police In 2017-18, in a knee-jerk reaction to an exceptional event, the Victorian Government overhauled the Bail Act. It was acknowledged at the time that the bail laws were already the most restrictive in Victoria, and the purpose...

Football

Using sport to rehabilitate young offenders

Using sport to rehabilitate young offenders Like every other AFL loving Melbournian, I spent this glorious spring Saturday (last one in September) afternoon watching Richmond Tigers battle the GWS Giants in the 2019 AFL grand-final. A story fit for a...

Prison

Eroding judicial independence

Eroding judicial independence The Constitution of Australia establishes three arms of Federal and State government: The Executive, The Legislature, and The Judiciary. The three arms of government create a system of checks and balances which prevents one arm of government...