Disability Royal Commission: Former prisoners with disabilities seek to end the cycle

Harley Dennett
Updated February 24 2021 - 10:19am, first published 3:00am

First Nations people with cognitive impairments are telling their stories of time spent in prison to press for diversion and support programs to sidestep the criminalisation of disability.

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Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Public Service Editor

Former federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to political journalism, where I've covered eight budgets, four national elections in two countries, Defence, public service and international governance.

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