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Criminal record reform update

Victoria takes a step closer to a Spent Convictions scheme.

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International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day, the rise in the number of women incarcerated in Victoria has not abated.

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Financial Counselling at LACW and MHLC!

The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation has provided funding to the CIJ to employ a financial counsellor to deliver services to women in the criminal justice system affected by gambling.

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A European alternative approach to juvenile detention

Diagrama is a foundation that provides an innovative approach to youth justice.

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Consent orders

The CIJ has been commissioned by the Department of Justice and Regulation to conduct research into the factors that are relevant to FVIOs being reached by consent.

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Improving justice responses to mental health and disability

Building on its groundbreaking work in partnership with Jesuit Social Services and people with lived experience on the Enabling Justice project, the CIJ will undertake a program of research and system change aimed at improving the justice system's response to mental health and disability.

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Women Transforming Justice & Women’s Decarceration Agenda

As part of our new research agenda on women's decarceration, the CIJ will conduct an evaluation of the Women Transforming Justice project.

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Innovative Justice teaching award

Stan Winford and Bronwyn Naylor jointly received two awards, one for 'Research for Impact' in relation to their work with Woor Dungin on the Criminal Record Discrimination and the other for developing and teaching the course Innovative Justice during 2018.

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Curing violence: How we can become a less violent society

The UK's Centre for Justice Innovation recently released a book about reducing violence in society and CIJ's Elena Campbell and Rob Hulls were asked to contribute a chapter about what measures can be brought into view to reduce family violence.

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2019 Study Tour – we’re going to New York!

The CIJ is proud to be partnering with New York’s Center for Court Innovation to take our Innovative Justice Study Tour to New York City for the first time.

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Brave survivor calls for change

A domestic violence survivor who has personal experience of the criminal justice system has been recognised for her advocacy work for people living with disability and trauma.

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Woor-Dungin CIJ project wins national award

A unique collaboration between the CIJ and Woor-Dungin has been recognised at the Australian Philanthropy Awards.

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New Zealand Study Tour insights published

RMIT University law and social work students recently undertook a week-long study tour to Auckland, New Zealand where they visited the Rangatahi Youth Court, Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment and the Court of New Beginnings.

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RMIT Students bring Order to Court

The third year of the Access to Justice Through Technology stream Innovation Program produced a crop of high quality, low-cost innovative solutions that met the ultimate design thinking test that they must be desirable, feasible and viable.

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NZ study tour – a real eye opener

Just how innovative New Zealand's courts are came as quite a surprise to the RMIT law students who recently undertook a week long study tour.

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A crop of solutions

The second year of the Access to Justice Innovation Program has produced a crop of potential design and technology solutions to improve service delivery across the legal assistance sector, tackle exploitation in the workplace.

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