Posts Tagged: accounts of offender prison experience

New South Wales

Emu Plains Correctional Centre dairy: inmate training & CSNSW food self-sufficiency | SMH

…. Prisoner No.517900 at the Emu Plains Correctional Centre. She is one of 35 inmates who help run the on-site dairy, in the shadow of the minimum-security womens prisons cells and walls. Each day, the dairy produces about 7000 litres

New South Wales

Emu Plains Correctional Centre dairy: inmate training & CSNSW food self-sufficiency | SMH

…. Prisoner No.517900 at the Emu Plains Correctional Centre. She is one of 35 inmates who help run the on-site dairy, in the shadow of the minimum-security womens prisons cells and walls. Each day, the dairy produces about 7000 litres

Victoria

(30/6/2014) Acquired brain injury makes prisoners more likely to reoffend: little specialist help for them behind bars | The Age

A high number of prison inmates have an acquired brain injury that makes them more likely to reoffend, and there is little specialist help for them behind bars. via Fixing the trouble inside.

Victoria

(30/6/2014) Acquired brain injury makes prisoners more likely to reoffend: little specialist help for them behind bars | The Age

A high number of prison inmates have an acquired brain injury that makes them more likely to reoffend, and there is little specialist help for them behind bars. via Fixing the trouble inside.

Victoria

Triple murderer Gregory Brazel to stand trial on fraud charges | The Age

Triple murderer Gregory Brazel has been committed to stand trial over allegations he defrauded two inmates – one a convicted wife killer – of almost $50,000. Brazel, 59, who is serving a life sentence for killing three women, allegedly induced inmates

Victoria

Triple murderer Gregory Brazel to stand trial on fraud charges | The Age

Triple murderer Gregory Brazel has been committed to stand trial over allegations he defrauded two inmates – one a convicted wife killer – of almost $50,000. Brazel, 59, who is serving a life sentence for killing three women, allegedly induced inmates

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VIDEO: Pentridge cell reclaimed by inmate (prison experience described) | The Advertiser

VIDEO: Pentridge cell reclaimed by inmate via Pentridge cell reclaimed by inmate.

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VIDEO: Pentridge cell reclaimed by inmate (prison experience described) | The Advertiser

VIDEO: Pentridge cell reclaimed by inmate via Pentridge cell reclaimed by inmate.

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Crime Week — The story of Ronald Ryan the last man hanged in Australia | The Telegraph

RONALD Ryan was the last man to be hanged in Australia but while life was difficult for him he did not turn to crime until a relatively mature age. While most would think Ryan must have committed to most horrific

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Crime Week — The story of Ronald Ryan the last man hanged in Australia | The Telegraph

RONALD Ryan was the last man to be hanged in Australia but while life was difficult for him he did not turn to crime until a relatively mature age. While most would think Ryan must have committed to most horrific

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Healing (movie) inspired by a real-life Victorian prison officer whose daughter had died | Eureka Street

… Hugo Weaving’s character in the film is inspired by a real-life minimum-security prison officer whose daughter had died. This man helped initiate a partnership between the Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary and Prisons Victoria, to develop a program for rehabilitating injured

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Healing (movie) inspired by a real-life Victorian prison officer whose daughter had died | Eureka Street

… Hugo Weaving’s character in the film is inspired by a real-life minimum-security prison officer whose daughter had died. This man helped initiate a partnership between the Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary and Prisons Victoria, to develop a program for rehabilitating injured

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Former prisoner of Yatala’s G Division reveals what it’s like to live among serial killers and bikies | The Advertiser

SERIAL killers, white supremacists, notorious bikies and the mentally unstable are incarcerated in this prison wing together. Welcome to G Division which houses some of South Australia’s most notorious criminals — and The Advertiser’s exclusive insight through the eyes of

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Former prisoner of Yatala’s G Division reveals what it’s like to live among serial killers and bikies | The Advertiser

SERIAL killers, white supremacists, notorious bikies and the mentally unstable are incarcerated in this prison wing together. Welcome to G Division which houses some of South Australia’s most notorious criminals — and The Advertiser’s exclusive insight through the eyes of

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Healing (movie) review: Deft handling gives prison story wings | The Age

The parallels between injured bird and flawed man work brilliantly in Healing. …. Perry (Hugo Weaving) is a prison officer-cum-caseworker at a minimum-security prison farm, a reformist institution where short-term prisoners and those nearing the end of their sentences are

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Healing (movie) review: Deft handling gives prison story wings | The Age

The parallels between injured bird and flawed man work brilliantly in Healing. …. Perry (Hugo Weaving) is a prison officer-cum-caseworker at a minimum-security prison farm, a reformist institution where short-term prisoners and those nearing the end of their sentences are

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False jail experience claims: Once Upon A Time In Punchbowl back on SBS | Brisbane Times

Nearly six months after fraud claims forced embarrassed SBS executives to axe controversial documentary Once Upon A Time In Punchbowl, the show is back in the schedules following extensive editing to remove its star, Michael LaHoud. LaHoud appeared to have

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False jail experience claims: Once Upon A Time In Punchbowl back on SBS | Brisbane Times

Nearly six months after fraud claims forced embarrassed SBS executives to axe controversial documentary Once Upon A Time In Punchbowl, the show is back in the schedules following extensive editing to remove its star, Michael LaHoud. LaHoud appeared to have

WA

New documentary explores the impacts on the lives of prisoners and the community of a WA prison football team | ABC Perth

Involving prison inmates in the local football league was not the most popular decision in the Swan districts in 2009. A new documentary explores the impacts on the lives of the prisoners and the community as the team is reformed

WA

New documentary explores the impacts on the lives of prisoners and the community of a WA prison football team | ABC Perth

Involving prison inmates in the local football league was not the most popular decision in the Swan districts in 2009. A new documentary explores the impacts on the lives of the prisoners and the community as the team is reformed

USA

Why Shakespeare Belongs In Prison | The Atlantic

It’s his 450th birthday, and The Bard has never appealed to a wider or more diverse audience. American higher-ed English departments may be teaching him less than they used to, but the Internet and modern film and TV interpretations have

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Why Shakespeare Belongs In Prison | The Atlantic

It’s his 450th birthday, and The Bard has never appealed to a wider or more diverse audience. American higher-ed English departments may be teaching him less than they used to, but the Internet and modern film and TV interpretations have

WA

WA jails awash with footy talent, says Andrew Krakouer | The West Australian

Reborn football star Andrew Krakouer has urged recruiters to look inside the walls of WA prisons to seek out potential stars for the elite levels of the game. Krakouer, a one-time Richmond forward, defied even his own expectations by putting

WA

WA jails awash with footy talent, says Andrew Krakouer | The West Australian

Reborn football star Andrew Krakouer has urged recruiters to look inside the walls of WA prisons to seek out potential stars for the elite levels of the game. Krakouer, a one-time Richmond forward, defied even his own expectations by putting

QLD

Former prison inmate reveals Daniel Morcombe’s killer will have access to porn and drugs in Queensland prison | Gold Coast Bulletin

DANIEL Morcombe’s killer Brett Cowan will gain access to a “smorgasbord” of child pornography and illegal drugs, and secure the “plumb prison jobs” once settled on his return to jail. Former high-profile Gold Coast lawyer Michael Yarwood, who spent nine

QLD

Former prison inmate reveals Daniel Morcombe’s killer will have access to porn and drugs in Queensland prison | Gold Coast Bulletin

DANIEL Morcombe’s killer Brett Cowan will gain access to a “smorgasbord” of child pornography and illegal drugs, and secure the “plumb prison jobs” once settled on his return to jail. Former high-profile Gold Coast lawyer Michael Yarwood, who spent nine

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Sex offender’s talk of ‘quality crimes’ horrifies Derryn Hinch | Herald Sun

IT was a jail conversation that would make any parent’s blood run cold. A sex offender talking to me about other predators’ horrendous crimes. Then there was Tony Mokbel’s drug dealer mate. This is the final part of Derryn Hinch’s

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Sex offender’s talk of ‘quality crimes’ horrifies Derryn Hinch | Herald Sun

IT was a jail conversation that would make any parent’s blood run cold. A sex offender talking to me about other predators’ horrendous crimes. Then there was Tony Mokbel’s drug dealer mate. This is the final part of Derryn Hinch’s

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Derryn Hinch recounts being too close to ‘hot chocolate’ rapist at Langi Kal Kal Prison | Herald Sun

THE incident which made my 50 days in jail seem sordid and surreal actually happened on my very last night in Langi Kal Kal Prison. It brought me close to tears and I think I was still affected by it

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Derryn Hinch recounts being too close to ‘hot chocolate’ rapist at Langi Kal Kal Prison | Herald Sun

THE incident which made my 50 days in jail seem sordid and surreal actually happened on my very last night in Langi Kal Kal Prison. It brought me close to tears and I think I was still affected by it

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Jailed veteran broadcaster Derryn Hinch lifts the lid on prison life in secret diaries | Herald Sun

Guard: “There are two types of prison officers. Fat and going to get fat.” via Jailed veteran broadcaster Derryn Hinch lifts the lid on prison life in secret diaries | Herald Sun.

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Jailed veteran broadcaster Derryn Hinch lifts the lid on prison life in secret diaries | Herald Sun

Guard: “There are two types of prison officers. Fat and going to get fat.” via Jailed veteran broadcaster Derryn Hinch lifts the lid on prison life in secret diaries | Herald Sun.