Summer May Finlay, University of Wollongong; Ee Pin Chang, The University of Western Australia; Jemma Collova, The University of Western … More
Tag: justice health
Prisons still failing First Nations people, Justice Health conference told
Jeremy Lasek – PHAA Three decades after the landmark Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, a leading expert on … More
Raising the Age crucial for health and wellbeing of children and our future: ACT Attorney-General
Jeremy Lasek & Malcolm Baalman – PHAA The timing was impeccable. Just as the ACT’s Attorney-General, Shane Rattenbury MLA, was … More
Keenan Mundine on his life of incarceration, and making Justice Health more culturally safe
Jeremy Lasek – PHAA We hear plenty about the importance of sharing, and understanding the lived experiences of others. At … More
Government promises action and money to counter Indigenous incarceration, Minister tells Justice Health 2021 conference
Jeremy Lasek – PHAA More action at a local level. More partnerships. More targeted funding. Greater research. And real targets … More
2021 Justice Health Conference to focus on Evidence, Accountability, Action.
Jeremy Lasek – PHAA ‘Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.’ … More
It’s time to stop locking up 10 year olds
Many Australians would no doubt be shocked to learn that our current laws in every State and Territory allow children as young as 10 years old to be arrested by Police and sentenced to prison by Courts. That’s a primary school child, removed from their family, school and everything familiar to them, and locked in a cell. As a parent, it’s when your own child reaches the age of 10 that the horror of this possibility becomes real.