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Topic: prisons mental health
A deeper look at Vic crime and justice statistics shows two groups left behind

A deeper look at Vic crime and justice statistics shows two groups left behind

The laughable assertion that Victorians were "too scared" to go to restaurants due to apparent out-of-control youth gangs hides a deeper ignorance in the debate around justice, incarceration and mental health.

Who wins when it comes to mandatory detention?

Who wins when it comes to mandatory detention?

The idea that the indefinite detention of people in privately run prison-style facilities could ever be any other than antithetical good mental heath outcomes is highly problematic, writes Robin Cameron.