The Australian Prison Foundation held the 3rd Annual National Conference on Australian Prison Issues on Tuesday October 25th 2011 at Cliftons Melbourne, located at Level 1, 440 Collins Street in the heart of the city. The conference is a low cost one day event, starting at 8.45 until 5pm and the cost includes lunch. Final agenda and speakers list will be confirmed shortly.
The theme for this year’s conference is ‘Working Together’. The conference will be followed by a brief AGM for the Australian Prison Foundation. All welcome.
Dr. Garry Coventry – Disasters, Prison Work and Reintegration
Mary Stathopoulos – Bars are not the only barriers: How a history of sexual assault impacts women in the correctional system
Louise Billman - Children of Prisoners
Susan Lavery -The impact access to reading materials can have on those in prison - surprises and joys
Anne Hooker – The Youth Unit at Port Phillip Prison
Doin Time Website - Get your T-shirts made here or buy one of theirs and support an incredible venture which donates their profits to charity and teaches skills, creates confidence and really makes a difference in the lives of these prisoners.
Jason & Toni - AA in the Prison Service
Miriam Scurrah - Stakeholder perceptions of prisoner learning
Dr. Terry Bartholomew - (Re)conceptualising (re)integation: Modelling the process