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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Women’s Lived Experience in Decarceration and Carceral Resistance

Combining professional and lived experience expertise, the discussion, hosted by Fitzroy Legal Service, headlined four key areas of achievable reform needed to reverse the escalating and damaging female imprisonment rate.


$1.5m boost for innovative road trauma recovery program

A $1.5-million agreement between the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) and CIJ will see the delivery of ongoing restorative justice services for people directly or indirectly affected by road trauma.

Disability Justice

Just Voices: Building mainstream justice workforce capability around the NDIS through lived experience

This project will work with people with disability and experience of the justice system to design and develop workforce initiatives for the mainstream justice workforce.

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Better Together

On Friday 14th October 2022 CIJ staff Dorothy Armstrong and Emily Piggott presented at the Office of the Public Advocate (OPA) ‘Better Together’ volunteer conference.

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Delighted to catch up with the NT Attorney General @chanseypaechMLA today to brief him on our work and to hear about his exciting #reform_agenda! https://t.co/dLFHxCPe93

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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