The Centre for Innovative Justice researches, advocates and applies innovative ways to improve the justice system with a particular focus on therapeutic jurisprudence, restorative justice and non-adversarial dispute resolution.

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Turning Aboriginal men’s lives around at Wulgunggo Ngalu Learning Place

Our Talking Innovative Justice podcast visits Wulgunggo Ngalu Learning Place, and speaks to General Manager Shaun Braybrook about how the centre is turning Aboriginal men's lives around.


New resource on perpetrator intervention systems

Bringing together and articulating the complexity of perpetrator intervention systems to improve family safety.

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Where are they now? with Kate O’Connor

The CIJ catches up with former RMIT Juris Doctor student Kate O'Connor to find out what she's been up to since graduating.

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Disability and the criminal justice system: designing with people closest to the problem

An interview with CIJ's Stan Winford about our Support Justice Project.

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Victim Services & Child Witness Service Reviews

The CIJ is in the final reporting phase of Stage 2 of its review of services for victims of crime, commissioned by Victim Services, Support and Reform within the Department of Justice and Community Safety.

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Open Circle Restorative Justice Service

The CIJ has launched a new restorative justice service that responds to crime committed by adults in Victoria.

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Restorative Justice

Restorative justice conferencing pilot for serious driving offences

Access the project report ‘It’s healing to hear another person’s story and also to tell your own story’ here.

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The Aboriginal Deaths in Custody Royal Commission investigated 99 Aboriginal deaths in custody and made 339 recommendations 29 years ago. This tragic death shows that we still have a long way to go. https://t.co/LFlscQXuoO
Check out the last CIJ newsletter for this decade here! - https://t.co/RrvFFMrH2x
"What we do works, strengthening cultural connections and cultural identity works." In our latest Talking Innovative Justice podcast, @HullsRob talks to Shaun Braybrook, Managing Director of Wulgunggo Ngalu Learning Place. Listen here: https://t.co/21MeO5glUx https://t.co/P2ldWAZXnK

Talking Innovative Justice podcast

Talking Innovative Justice is a resource for law students, hosted by Rob Hulls and featuring interviews with leading industry figures, panel discussions and recordings of CIJ events.

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CIJ Interview Series

The law can take your career in unexpected and fascinating directions. Our video interview series introduces to our students some of the inspiring people working in the law.

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