Coronavirus and Prisons

Monday, 6 April 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

The doin time show spoke to Naomi Muophy, First nations Woman and advocate about Women in prison, focusing in particular on Aboriginal prisoners and lack of access to service, and also Coronavirus.

We then spoke with Chris Breen from the Refugee Action Collective about a protest that was stopped because of increased police pers around theocial distancing measures. A discussion took place about the clation of the protest outside the Mantra Hotel where refugees are being held. The way they are being held can spread Coronavirus. Thep rotest is reseduled. Please see more detail on the Refugee Action Collective website.
We then spoke with Ravi, a Tamil Asylum seeker livingin Melbourne, about Refugees and Lockdown under stage 3 restrictions. Refugees are losing their jobs and are starving in the streets because of lack of access to services.

Doin Time
Monday 4:00pm to 5:00pm
An open forum, presenting information and discussion around issues faced by prisoners in the criminal justice system and migration detention centres.


Marisa and Peter