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Pope Francis broke with tradition last year. Usually the Pope has washed the feet of twelve priests or deacons; for his first Maundy Thursay, Francis went to the juvenile prison. 166 more words


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Yes, you heard that right. How much more do we have to hear about the new changes to “Incentives and Earned Privileges Scheme” which only makes life in prison more difficult. 309 more words

More inmates at Wandoo prison would reduce chances of rehabilitation: CorrServ Commissioner | ABC News

A decision to keep Western Australia’s only prison dedicated to young male offenders just over half full has been defended by the state’s Corrective Services Commissioner. 102 more words


Banged Up and Left to fail - BBC 3 7th April 2014

Just watched the above programme and am proud of Natalie and the way she continues to turn her life around.  I am also pleased that in some small way, I and so many of my colleagues, have helped her continue to do this.   628 more words

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WA Youth Justice Board will not succeed | The Stringer

Youth crime in Western Australia is on the rise with juvenile detention on the rise but it is Aboriginal youth finishing up in detention and onwards to the adult prison system. 106 more words

Western Australia

BBC Breakfast updates on helping young offenders with mental health issues

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BBC Breakfast briefly mentioned today, April 4, 2014 the current updates on mental health care for young offenders. It mentioned that prisons and prison officers will be educated on treating young offenders with mental health issues fairly. 88 more words

WA Youth Justice Board to divert youths from crime | The West Australian

Nine community, business and academic leaders have been appointed to a Youth Justice Board that will review laws which apply to juvenile offenders and develop strategies to steer young people away from crime. 76 more words

Western Australia