Remembering TJ Hickey + Discussing The NSW Mental Health Inquiry

Monday, 5 February 2024 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

*Content Warning: This episode of Doin' Time may contain audio images of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have died, and discussion of Deaths in Custody.

The first guest is Coordinator for Justice Action and spokesperson for the Prisoners Action Group, Brett Collins. In the context of his ongoing work in prisoner justice, Brett discusses the recent inquiry into Mental Health Services in NSW, the Computers in Cells project, the impact of detention on youth prisoners, and other topics.

Next up on the show is Cheryl Klaufuss of the Indigenous Social Justice Association (ISJA), who joins Marisa to remember TJ Hickey on the 20th anniversary of his 2004 death as a result of police action. 

This episode is dedicated to TJ Hickey and his family, who 20 years after his death are still fighting for justice. A Speak-Out to commemorate his death and to bring awareness to Indigenous deaths in custody will be held at Melbourne's State Library at 12pm on Saturday 17th February. 



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