Research + Projects

Criminal Record Discrimination

Criminal records can provide barriers to employment, as well as social and economic exclusion and poor justice and health outcomes. This disproportionately affects Aboriginal Victorians, who are over-represented in the criminal justice system and under-represented in the state’s work force.

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Criminal Record Discrimination

Rethinking Criminal Records Checks

Building on earlier successful work addressing this issue, the Rethinking Criminal Records project will educate employers and job seekers about their rights and obligations in disclosing criminal history.

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Criminal Record Discrimination

Criminal Record Discrimination Project

The CIJ has been working with Woor-Dungin on this award-winning project that has achieved legislative change for those with historic criminal records in Victoria.

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Criminal Record Discrimination

Criminal Record Discrimination Project – Submission to Aboriginal Justice Forum

This submission endorses the need for a legislated spent convictions scheme & anti-discrimination reforms to improve outcomes for Aboriginal Victorians.

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