‘I’ll never go back’: The program helping Indigenous prisoners find a new life

Indigenous Australians make up less than 1.6 per cent of Canberra's population but represent one in five inmates at the jail. A holistic program is trying to break that cycle with a holistic approach.

12yo girl left in suicide smock in adult watch house for nine days

Wearing a suicide smock and detained in a maximum-security Queensland watch house — a 12-year-old girl spends days at the adult facility because there's no room in a youth detention centre. The Office of the Public Guardian says the conditions are "dehumanising" and impacting children's mental health.

‘A painful thing to witness’: Australia must radically rethink its prisons, US activist says

Australia should start having a serious conversation about the over-incarceration of Aboriginal people for "petty offences", a US-based prison reform activist warns.