Tuesday 25 June 2019

6.00pm – 8.30pm

Pre-conference sunset cruise
(Extra Charge Applies)

Boarding from 5.30pm at Dock 3, Stokes Hill Wharf

Wednesday 26 June 2019

7.45am – 11.30am

Optional visit to Darwin Correctional Centre
(Extra Charge Applies)

Waterfront 3

10.30am – 12.00 noon

Pre conference workshop: themes from the recent world cafe events across Austrlia on post prison reintegration 

 

This workshop discusses the key themes that emerged from the recent world cafe events on post prison reintegration in Perth, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Geelong. It also includes the result of the survey undertaken for people who could not attend on of these events.

 

The themes that informed the draft problem for solution-based reform which is being presented at the workshop for the first time for group discussion and feedback.

9.30am – 12.00pm

 

Optional Workshop – Jill Faulkner

Address: 3rd Floor Conference Room, Department of Attorney General and Justice,
Heritage Building, 6 Knuckey Street Darwin

 

Women’s use of interpersonal violence

In this workshop Jill Faulkner will be interactive exploring both the theoretical understandings of women’s use of violence, a critique of the geminist gendered approach to addressing voilence, and the possibilities and limitations of a trauma informed approach. The evaluation methodology will be critiqued along withe the implicaitons for how these programs are funded.

Waterfront 1 & 2

1.00pm – 1.45pm

Conference Opening
Professor Joe Graffam

 

Welcome to Country

 

Didgeridoo Player
Mr Les Huddleston

One Mob Different Country Dancers

1.45pm – 2.30pm

Waterfront 1 & 2

Homeward: Life in the Year After Prison

Bruce Western
Professor of Sociology and Co-Director of the Justice Lab
Columbia University

2:30 pm3:00 pm

Afternoon Tea

3.00pm – 3.45pm

Waterfront 1 & 2

“Imagining a Life Beyond Oppression”: Gender, Race and Class and Women’s Migration Journeys from Behind the Bars

Jill Faulkner
Women Transforming Justice Project

3.45pm – 4.30pm

Waterfront 1 & 2

Visible Means of Support: Responding to the Reintegration Challenges of Rising Prison Populations

Matthew Willis
Australian Institute of Criminology

The Precinct Tavern

5.30pm – 7.30pm

Welcome Function

Precinct Tavern

7 Kitchener Dve

Darwin City

Thursday 27 June 2019

Waterfront 1 & 2

9.00am – 9.05am

Welcome Back

9.05am – 10.00am

Waterfront 1 & 2

Women of Worth: Overcoming the Challenges of Reintegration from the Perspective of a Former Prisoner

Rosie Cooper
Coordinator Women of Worth Program
YWCA

10:00 am10:30 am

Morning Tea

ABORIGINALITY

10.30am – 11.00am

Waterfront 1

Northern Territory Aboriginal Justice Agreement (NTAJA)

Leanne Liddle
Director, Aboriginal Justice Unit
Attorney General's Department

INNOVATIVE PRACTICE

10.30am – 11.00am

Waterfront 2

Corrections Victoria’s Reintegration Assessment

Anna Henry
General Manager, Rehabilitation and Reintegration Branch
Corrections Victoria, Department of Justice and Community Safety

IDENTITY

10.30am – 11.00am

Waterfront 3

Life After Prison Support for African Australians Through the Practice of Ubuntu

Gerald Onsando
Research Fellow
The University of Melbourne

11.00am – 11.30am

Waterfront 1

The Role of Culture in Identity Transformation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Men who have Sexually Offended: Findings from a Cultural Mentoring Reintegration Program

Kelly Richards
Senior Lecturer
Queensland University of Technology, Faculty of Law, School of Justice

11.00am – 11.30am

Waterfront 2

John’s Story – A Case Study of a Prisoners Reintegration Pathway: What’s Working and what’s not.

Wayne Harper
General Manager Marngoneet Correctional Centre
Corrections Victoria

11.00am – 11.30am

Waterfront 3

The Masks We Wear

Nadia O'Toole
Karralika Programs Justice Services Manager
Karralika Programs Inc

11.30am – 12.00pm

Waterfront 2

Enhancing Health Outcomes for People Exiting Prison: A New Approach

Suzette James-Nevell
Manager, Adult Justice Programs
Jesuit Social Services

11.30am – 12.00pm

Waterfront 3

Support for Life

Vanessa-Marie Gwerder
Specialist Re-entry Services Team Leader
UnitingCare West

12:00 pm1:00 pm

Lunch

ABORIGINAL LED RESPONSES 

1.00pm – 1.30pm

Waterfront 1

Northern Territory Correctional Services Elders Visiting Program

Juanita Jones
Manager Elders Visiting Program
NT Attorney General and Justice

YOUNG PEOPLE 

1.00pm – 1.30pm

Waterfront 2

Small-scale Local Facilities in Victoria: Promoting Positive Outcomes for Justice-involved Young People.

Sanne Oostermeijer
Research Fellow
Melbourne University/ Local Time

INNOVATIVE PRACTICE 

1.00pm – 1.30pm

Waterfront 3

Breaking the Cycle between Debts, Prison and Homelessness to Improve Community Reintegration

Samantha Sowerwine
Principal Lawyer
Justice Connect Homeless Law

1.30pm – 2.00pm

Waterfront 1

Kurdiji Law and Justice Group

Lamun Japananka Tasman
Indigenous Engagement Officer,
Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet

1.30pm – 2.00pm 

 

Waterfront 2

Youth Justice Group Conferencing in the Northern Territory – Lessons and Future Directions

Elle Jackson
Manager – Darwin
Jesuit Social Services

1.30pm – 2.00pm

Waterfront 3

Applying the Principles of Social Impact Bonds to Business as Usual Service Delivery: Lessons for Australia

Matt Tyler
Executive Director, Men's Project
Jesuit Social Services

2.00pm – 2.30pm

Waterfront 1

Blurred Borders Project

Rebecca Naylor
Youth Support Worker
Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission

2.00pm – 2.30pm

Waterfront 2

Beyond YJS (Youth Justice Service): Holistic Service Provision and Innovative Practice – The Journey so far

Leanne Strommen
Executive Manager
Centrecare Incorporated

2.00pm – 2.30pm

Waterfront 3

Place-based Local Integrated Systems of Support: A Model for Addressing Complexity

Joe Graffam
Professor
Deakin University

2:30 pm3:00 pm

Afternoon Tea

ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER RESPONSES

3.00pm – 3.30pm

Waterfront 1

Wungening Leading the Way Forward with ReSet Consortium

Daniel Morrison
Chief Executive Officer
Wungening Aboriginal Corporation

REINTEGRATION 

3.00pm – 3.30pm

Waterfront 2

Challenging Criminal Records and Discrimination: Improving Employment Opportunities for Aboriginal Job-seekers

Bronwyn Naylor
Professor
RMIT University

3.30pm – 4.00pm

Waterfront 1

Indigenous Employment Linkage: A Peer Perspective

Clint Walker
Indigenous Engagement Officer
Victorian Association for the Care & Resettlement of Offenders

3.30pm – 4.00pm

Waterfront 2

Increasing Opportunities for Aboriginal Ex-offenders by Addressing Criminal Record Discrimination

Stan Winford
Associate Director, Research, Innovation and Reform
Centre for Innovative Justice, RMIT University

3.45pm – 4.15pm

Waterfront 3

Where do Women Belong? Housing Women in Central Australia Post-Release

Hannah Purdy
Regional Coordinator - Central Australia
NT Shelter

4.00pm – 4.30pm

Waterfront 1

The North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA) Throughcare Program and the Northern Territory Department of Correctional Services (NTDCS)

Cindy Torrens
Domestic and Family Violence Case Manager
NAAJA Throughcare

4.00pm – 4.30pm

Waterfront 2

Reentry and Reintegration: Supporting People with Diverse and Complex Needs in the Community

Bree Champion
Program Manager, Community Re-Entry Services Team (CREST).
ACSO

4.15pm – 4.45pm

Waterfront 3

The Women Transforming Justice Project: Creating Connection and Community for Women Leaving Prison in Victoria

Laura Button
Coordinator
Women Transforming Justice Project

4.30pm – 5.00pm

Waterfront 1

Going Home not Coming Back to ‘Big House’

Malathi Stewart
Program Coordinator
NT Department of the Attorney -General and Justice

4.30pm – 5.00pm

Waterfront 2

SHINE for Kids: Belonging to Family Program

Barbara Cohen
Program Manager
SHINE for Kids

4.45pm – 5.00pm

Waterfront 3

Stable Housing and Reintegration in Aotearoa New Zealand

Alice Mills
Senior Lecturer in Criminology
University of Auckland

7:00 pm11:00 pm

Wharf One

Conference Dinner
(Extra Charge Applies)

 

Wharf One 

F3A-19 Kitchener Dve

Darwin City

Friday 28 June 2019

Waterfront 1 & 2

9.00am – 9.05am

Welcome Back

9.05am – 9.45am

Waterfront 1

Justice Reinvestment

Jenny Lovric
Manager Community Engagment
Just Reinvest NSW

9.05am – 9.45am

Waterfront 3

Bird’s Eye View: Can Co-created Stories Change the way Women Prisoners are Perceived?

Johanna Bell
Creative Director
StoryProjects

LIVED EXPERIENCE 

9.45am – 10.05am

Waterfront 1

How Prison and Disability have Impacted me; Reflections and Advice from Lived Experience.

Justen Thomas
Project Worker
NSW Council for Intellectual Disability

ABORIGINALITY

9.45am – 10.15am

Waterfront 2

Supporting Indigenous People Leaving Prison in the ACT: An Introduction to the Worldview Foundation:

Lorana Bartels
Professor
ANU

FAMILIES AND COMMUNITY

9.45am – 10.15am

Waterfront 3

Youth and Wellbeing Galiwin’ku

Tanya Dhamarrandji
Youth and Wellbeing Team
Stronger Communities for Children

10.05am – 10.25am

Waterfront 1

Doing Justice for and with Criminalised People with Cognitive Impairment

Michael Baker
Case Manager
Intellectual Disability Rights Service

10.15am – 10.45am

Waterfront 2

The Tree of Me: Enhancing Aboriginal Cultural and Genealogical Engagement Through Technology

Jeffrey Pfeifer
Associate Professor
Swinburne University

10.15am – 10.45am

Waterfront 3

Family Connections in a Digital World

Imogen Hopper
Video Visits Coordinator
Victorian Association for the Care & Resettlement of Offenders

10.25am – 10.45am

Waterfront 1

How a Middle Class White Boy goes to Jail: Why and how I end up Back There

Dean Lloyd
Counsellor
Dean Lloyd Counselling Services

10:45 am11:15 am

Morning Tea

REINTEGRATION 

11.15am – 11.45am

Waterfront 1

Reintegrating Sexual Offenders: Exploring the Views of Victims/Survivors

Carol Ronken
Director of Research
Bravehearts

REINTEGRATION

11.15am – 11.45am

Waterfront 2

The Impact of Aboriginality on the Experience of Leaving Prison: Case Studies in WA and the NT

Hilde Tubex
A/Professor
UWA

11.45am -12.00pm

Waterfront 2

What is a Digital Toolkit and why do we Need to Help One Another to Create One?

Margaret Anderson
Director
Australian Classification Board

12.00pm – 12.15pm

Waterfront 3

Higher Education on the Outside: Supporting Students once Released from Prison

Paul Buckley
Student
University of Southern Queensland

12.15pm – 1.00pm

 

 

Waterfront 1 & 2

Closing Panel: Driving Change to Reduce the Cycle of Crime

Joe Graffam
Professor
Deakin University

Waterfront 1 & 2

Proceedings Close

1.15pm