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Culture of mass incarceration

Research shows that over the last 10 years  there has been a huge increase in the use of imprisonment as a form of punishment.

In addition, changes in sentencing laws and practice, restrictions on judicial discretion, changes to bail eligibility, changes in administrative procedures and practices, changes in parole and post-release surveillance and a public perception of the need for ‘tougher’ penalties, have all lead to higher rates of incarceration. 203 more words


You wake up to mornings

Day after day —
The same sunrise, the same singing of birds
The usual scenery alternates at times
With the sweet-tapping sound that raindrops make. 115 more words


Prevention & Diversion Case Study: Tribal Warrior Association

Tribal Warrior Association is a not-for-profit community organisation that provides training and mentorship. It was established by concerned Aboriginal people from the local community, with a view to spread and vitalise Aboriginal culture, and to provide economic and social stability. 291 more words

Drug Diversion: Overcoming the “It Can’t Be My Nurse” Hurdles

By Debra Rorie, RPh, Pharmacy Implementation Supervisor, Deaconess Health System

This first-hand account of a real diversion scenario describes how it was uncovered and addressed by the healthcare institution. 1,259 more words


Mindfulness Part II: Mindfulness and Resilience.

Recently I  attended a talk titled ‘Aboriginal Knowledge: the Healthy Self’ as a part of the Jonathan Jones Exhibition ‘barrangal dyara’ (skin and bones) at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Sydney. 420 more words


It gets a bit tricky when we can’t get the shots we thought we could, doesn’t it? It’s like aiming for the bullseye & completely missing the target. 384 more words



This single term can sometimes act on contrary to what it means. The time when a busy mind is drained to be busy anymore. Not clear ?! 448 more words