National Community Corrections Catch-Up

  • 29 April 2014

An historic get together with Community Corrections union representatives from NSW, W.A. S.A. Tasmania and Victoria all in Sydney just prior to Easter to discuss common workplace issues including reduced resources and increased reporting, increasing Intense supervision - high profile persons and zero tolerance breaches, mandatory sentencing and the contracting out of intervention services to NGOs, privatisation and the possibility of social impact bonds being introduced.  The planning discussed staff turnover in the program and the need to educate members about the job security impacts and the future for service delivery to the community.