State & territory resource hub and contacts

Contact your local representative

ACT

Professor Lorana Bartels

lorana.bartels@anu.edu.au

Lorana is Professor and Program Leader of Criminology at the ANU and Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Canberra and University of Tasmania. She is also a member of the Prisoners Aid ACT Management Committee and the editorial board of the International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology.

Tasmania

Grant Herring

granth236@gmail.com

Grant is a founding member of JusTas : a local organsiation in Tasmania promoting justice, best practice and valuable outcomes for returning citizens and the community. He is a former  Manager, Social Programs Development​ at the Salvation Army.

Queensland

Associate Professor Kelly Richards

k1.richards@qut.edu.au

Kelly is Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, School of Justice at QUT. She is also Associate Editor – Australian Journal of Social Issues and an Editorial Board Member, Current Issues in Criminal Justice.

Victoria

Melanie Field Pimm

mfpimm@vacro.org.au

Melanie is Manager of Development at VACRO. (Victorian Association for the Care & Resettlement of Offenders). VACRO works in Victoria with a throughcare approach; working with individuals, families -including children of people in prison and communities throughout the criminal justice process.

New South WalesJoint representatives:

Carly Stanley

dccajs@outlook.com

Carly is an Aboriginal Criminologist, Counsellor, Trainer and Social Welfare Professional.  She is the CEO and founder of Deadly Connections Community and Justice Services Inc. (DCCAJS).

Dr Mindy Sotiri

mindy.sotiri@crcnsw.org.au

Mindy is Program Director – Advocacy, Research & Policy at Community Restorative Centre (CRC). CRC is the lead provider of specialist throughcare, post-release, and reintegration programs for people transitioning from prison into the community in NSW. 

Western Australia

Ian Neil

ian@pivotsupport.com.au

Ian is the Manager of Pivot Support Services which has been providing transitional services to people in prison at Albany Regional Prison and Pardelup Prison Farm since 2004. Pivot is a representative of the WA alliance of reintegration providers which consists of the eight providers across the state.  

Other states and territories

We are developing our resource hub and we need your local skills, knowledge and expertise.

We invite you to nominate yourself as a local Network co-ordinator for the following states and territories:

South Australia

Northern Territory

Contact us if you would like to discuss what the role involves.