What’s the purpose of prison?

In response to the current scrutiny of the justice system in the NT and across Australia, a panel of notable key speakers will discuss the purpose of prison, in Alice Springs Thursday September 28th 2017.

Speakers include: Christine Palmer, Kngwarraye grandmother from the Kaytetye & Arrente tribal group. Counsellor with over 30 years’ experience; Debbie Kilroy, renowned CEO from Sisters Inside, who is visiting from interstate for the event; Benedict Stevens, Arrernte man; and Russell Goldflam, President for the Criminal Lawyers Association of NT.

A presentation with Pamela and Veronica Lynch, Arrernte Traditional Owners of Black Tank homelands, will look at a proposed alternative to prisons in Central Australia.


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