Behind the Walls

The Punishment Industry – Big Dave hosts Jailbreak 107.3FM Sydney.(MP3 Stream)

  The NSW powers that be decided it was a good idea to privatize more of the NSW prison system. NSW Premier Rees, Commissioner Ron Woodham and Corrective Services minister John Robertson were beating the drum for prison privatization in through mainstream Australian media, Big Dave was opposed to the idea. Big Dave hosted a...
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Australian human rights initiative.(Former/current inmates voice your concerns)

INMATES HAVE YOUR OFFICIAL SAY ON HUMAN RIGHTS At long last it looks like the boys inside will have an official opportunity to voice their concerns and issue’s regarding human rights and humane treatment while serving time in Australian jails. The Australian Government is conducting a human rights consultation in regards to a possible Federal...
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The West Australian (newspaper) feature on inmate health.

The West Australian newspaper recently interviewed Big Dave as part of a feature on inmate health.      (Dave appears courtesy of The Behind The Walls project.)
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“Lock Up” Triple J TV.(Hack Half Hour)

Big Dave sat in on an interesting Hack Half Hour recently and as it was in regards to the topic of the effectiveness of prison we decided to add it to our behind the walls project for you guys to check out.   Lock up (Triple J TV’s Hack Half Hour) Monday 24 November, 2008...
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Legal Aid NSW luanch new pre release education program.

  Legal Aid has just launched a new educational program that aims to target what we at Koky Prik believe to be key issues in dealing with the problems of inmates re-entering the community. Often inmates find themselves back in the community with no money, no job, no prospects and often other outside pressures likes...
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Canberra’s prison officially opening in September.

The Canberra gaol or “Alexander Maconochie Centre” is on target for an early completion and should be officially open some time in September. Yes after all these years Canberra will have a place to house it’s own inmates. It’s about as modern as a prison can be and looks so far to have both the...
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