Social Reinvestment, WA has engaged in extensive research, as a means of clarifying and contextualising the challenges, choices and solutions that are presented to us as members of the Western Australian community. We have gathered the following resources to serve as a means of documenting our process and policies, to better inform the community about what we stand for and what we plan to do.
Social reinvestment FOR WA
A booklet outlining why WA needs Social Reinvestment.
Social Reinvestment WA PRIORITIES BRIEF
An abbreviated breakdown of Social Reinvestment WA's current campaign priority issues.
Discussion paper: A Social reinvestment approach in western australia
A 2016 paper prepared for the WA Partnership Forum, examining issues prevalent in the Western
Australian Justice system, including increasing incarceration rates and costs, higher crime,
and the disproportionate rate of imprisonment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
persons; exploring existing alternative approaches that have successfully combated these
issues; and exploring the use of a Social Reinvestment approach in Western Australia.
key reform and policy targets: SRWA
The following twenty two policy recommendations are the product of extensive collaboration between leading agencies and organisations who are members of the Social Reinvestment WA Working Group. The Working Group has identified its priorities for reform by undertaking extensive research; analysing available data; and by drawing on its members’ professional expertise. In devising these recommendations, the Working Group draws on its experience of working within the justice system, in the community sector, and with Aboriginal people.
TAKING A SMARTER APPROACH TO JUSTICE:
Position Paper on Imprisonment for Fine Default in Western Australia
Read our full position paper on Western Australia's practice of imprisoning people for fine default only.
SNAPSHOT DATA: SRWA- The issues, causes, and solution.
A 2 page infographic outlining the issues, the causes, and the solutions to costs, crime, and over-representation in WA's justice system.