A recent study found that the services available to former inmates in Australia struggle to access services that are supposedly made available to them post-release.


The inaccessibility of these services leads to greater recidivism and reincarceration, a social and economic harm to the broader community.


Experts are calling on the government to overhaul the system and emulate systems that have been used overseas.



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Produced By: Jono Wakeley

Featured In Story: Dr Carla Treloa – Scientia Professor – Centre for Social Research in Health – Social Policy Research Centre – University of New South Wales

First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 26 July 2023