This report is report based on research with Aboriginal communities in Bourke, Moree and Mt Druitt. It conveys their experiences of the criminal justice system and captures their perspectives on ‘reinvestment’ in New South Wales. The report also invites government to commence a process of...
Keeping communities at the centre of Justice Reinvestment
Justice Reinvestment programmes take many forms, but most share a simple aim - to redirect spending on criminal justice into social justice initiatives that strengthen communities and reduce social harms, including offending behaviours. This report explores the potential of Justice Reinvestment as an alternative to...
Maranguka justice reinvestment project: impact assessment
This report assesses the impact achieved in 2017 in Bourke, the site of Maranguka Justice Reinvestment, the first major community-led justice reinvestment initiative in Australia.
Justice reinvestment in Australia: a review of the literature
This report examines the concepts and approaches behind Justice Reinvestment (JR) and how it might best be applied in Australia. The report shows that while JR faces some local challenges, it also offers substantial potential to improve justice system outcomes.
The Yiriman Project in the West Kimberley: an example of justice reinvestment?
This paper provides an analysis as to whether the Yiriman project is an example of Justice Reinvestment and the complexities of evaluating and measuring the effectiveness of the project.
This research brief examines the concept of Justice Reinvestment as it was developed and is currently understood in Australia, the United States of America, the United Kingdom and New Zealand.
Unlocking the future
Commissioned by Just Reinvest NSW, this report provides new stakeholders with a comprehensive overview of activities undertaken during the first two years of justice reinvestment in Bourke up to June 2016.
Views on alternatives to imprisonment: a citizens jury approach
This research provides important information and evidence in the offender health area and contributes to the Justice Reinvestment debate among offender health, criminal justice, political and community stakeholders.