The need for new approaches to criminal justice- Webinar


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Tuesday 9 March 2021

Start Time - 4:00pm AEDT

Finish Time - 5:30pm AEDT

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Registrations Open: 16th Feb 21 2:25 PM

Registrations Close: 9th Mar 21 4:00 PM

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The need for new approaches to criminal justice- Webinar


Our second criminal justice webinar, presented in conjunction with the Centre for Innovative Justice and the Justice Reform Initiative, will continue to focus on the need for new approaches to criminal justice.

Hosted by the ALA’s criminal justice spokesperson, Greg Barns SC the webinar will feature:

  • Debbie Kilroy, Founder, Sisters Inside, discussing women in prison and the case for alternative sentencing;
  • Sarah Hopkins, Chair, Just Reinvest NSW, outlining the success of the Maranguka Justice Reinvestment Project in Bourke NSW; and
  • Shaun Braybook, General Manager, Wulgunggo Ngalu Learning Place, proposing alternatives to prison for short-term sentences.

There will be time for questions from the audience.

This webinar is the second in a three part series designed to critically examine the criminal justice system and stimulate conversation about smarter justice options and alternate approaches.


Tuesday 9 March 2021
Time is displayed in AEDT (Sydney, Melbourne Canberra time)

4:00PM Welcome Address
Greg Barns SC, Australian Lawyers Alliance National Spokesperson Criminal Law
4:15PM Women in prison- A case for alternative sentencing
Debbie Kilroy, Sisters Inside

NSW- Just Reinvest NSW- Maranguka Justice Reinvestment
Sarah Hopkins, Just Reinvest


Alternatives to prison for short-term sentences
Sean Braybrook, Wulgungoo Ngalu Learning Place

5:20PM Q&A
5:30PM Webinar Concludes

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Start time is 4:00PM AEDT ( Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra time)


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