Privatisation of Australian prisons

New research has cast a spotlight on the privatisation of Australian prisons as state governments seek to reduce costs, but experts warn similar experiments have failed […]

Gambling program reduces prison numbers

The Statewide Gambling Therapy Service, built on Flinders University research, is helping to reduce overcrowding in South Australian prisons. Success with the Gambling Intervention Program (GIP) […]

No bars on prison research

Criminology experts at Flinders University say more can be done to reduce corruption and improve correctional services in prisons.

Debate needed over private prisons

New Fulbright Distinguished Chair says more public debate is required over the increasing role that private contractors play in operating prisons and detention centres.