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Locked up on Racial Lines

In Orana Juvenile Justice Centre, 99% of the inmates are Aboriginal. Indigenous youths represent only 5% of young Australian people. Yet 39% of the young people in the juvenile justice system are Aboriginal. At the Centre, I heard some of the adults telling the kids not to waste their opportunities. But what opportunities are they…

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Take no prisoners

If I asked you to imagine what prison in NSW looks like, chances are, you’d probably picture something a little like Orange is the New Black, or reflect on that time you watched a season of America’s Hardest Prisons in an effort to procrastinate from exams. If you’ve never been to prison, and don’t know…