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Video: Disabling Justice Forum

A forum held by the Office of the Public Advocate and The Future Social Service Institute to discuss the barriers in the criminal justice system for Victorians with a disability or mental illness.

The panel, introduced by Acting FSSI Director Paul Ramcharan and moderated by Public Advocate Colleen Pearce, featured:

  • Disability rights campaigner, Mr Justen Thomas, speaking on his experience and learnings as a person with a disability in the criminal justice system.
  • Ombudsman Victoria, Ms Deborah Glass OBE, on her recent report, Investigation into the imprisonment of a woman found unfit to stand trial.
  • Director, Centre for Innovative Justice, RMIT University, Mr. Rob Hulls, on therapeutic justice.

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