Melbourne knowledge week
Melbourne Knowledge Week

So, what if we didn’t have prisons?

Tuesday 21 May, 12.30pm to 1.30pm


Prisons may seem like a necessary part of our criminal justice system, but can we imagine a future where incarceration is a thing of the past?

The people in the prison system don’t represent the majority of Australians. If there is a problem with the way we’re locking people up, we have to ask ourselves is there another way? What would our society look like if we abolished prisons all together? With a view for a brighter future, join our panel discussion to envision a new way forward with Debbie Kilroy, Meriki Onus, Amanda Watkinson and Robyn Oxley.

This panel is part of our ‘So, what if?’ lunchtime talks series, presented in partnership with The Wheeler Centre, which includes:

This event is now fully booked. We have reserved spaces for any First Nations people who missed out on a booking – please email or call 03 9094 7800 to request one.


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Dates and times

Tue 21 May,
12.30pm — 1.30pm


The Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Auslan interpretation on request, Wheelchair accessible

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