Public Lecture and Q&A Panel: From Nagle to Now - 40 Years of Prison Reform & Rehabilitation


Start: 23rd Aug 2018 5:00pm
End: 23rd Aug 2018 9:00pm

The Centre for Law and Justice at Charles Sturt University, sponsored by the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC), will be hosting a free Public Lecture and Q&A panel 'From Nagle to Now - 40 years reform and rehabilitation' on Thursday 23 August 2018, 5pm to 9.00pm, at the Bathurst Campus.

A free Public Lecture and Q&A Panel will explore the legacy of the Nagle Royal Commission into NSW Prisons, which was established following Bathurst Gaol Riots of the late 1970s.

The panel includes:

  • * Luke Grant, Assistant Commissioner, NSW Corrective Services
  • * Debbie Kilroy, former prisoner, lawyer and CEO of Sisters Inside and Australian Human Rights Award winner
  • * Dr John Paget, former NSW Inspector of Custodial Services
  • * Uncle Vic Simms, a Bidjigal man and Deadly Award winner who recorded The Loner while in Bathurst Gaol
  • * Bill Walsh, a local barrister, who as a young police officer responded to the Bathurst Gaol riots

Former prisoner and Deadly Award winner Vic Simms and On the Prowl will also perform at the event.

Event and Registration Details:

5pm Building 1305 – Light Refreshments
6pm Building 1292 – Welcome by Wiradjuri Elders followed by Free Public Lecture and Q&A Panel
8pm Uncle Vic Simms and On the Prowl perform live

To register please click here and note that registrations are required by Wednesday 1 August 2018

Venue / Address:
Charles Sturt University, Bathurst, Building 1305 (Light refreshments) and Building 1292 (Public Lecture and Q&A Panel),Panorama Avenue, BATHURST NSW 2795

Contact Phone: (02) 6338 4061
Contact Email: Keegan Jacobson