National Conference on Australian Prison Issues


Please see below an outline of the days speakers and topics included here are presentations, papers and audio recordings of the conference.

9am Welcome

9.15 Richard Evans – Challenging the New Punitivism: Strategies, tactics and strange allies Presentation

9.45 Melinda Spencer – Using collaboration and technology to support children of incarcerated parents Presentation

10.15 Morning tea

10.30 Diana Johns - Reconsidering post release risk Presentation Paper

11.00 Elizabeth Grant – A prison system in crisis: Issues in South Australian prison accommodation Presentation

11.30 Miriam Scurrah – Criminal Justice: A personal journey

12.00 Terry O’Connell and Grahame Chaseling – The Challenge: Integrating restorative practice in corrections settings Presentation

12.30 Lunch

1.15 Nadia David - International Transfer of Prisoners Scheme Presentation

1.45 Greg Barns - Prisoners Legal Rights - Recent Cases

2.15 Brett Collins

2.45 Terry Bartholomew – Reintegration: Lessons from the past Presentation

3.15 Afternoon tea

3.30 Maggie Hall - “Risky Systems” – The Responsible Prisoner and the Management of Bodies Presentation

4 Wrap Up

4.15 Annual General Meeting: Australian Prison Foundation

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