Justice Reinvestment in Australia: Websites & YouTube Channels


Australians for National Title and Reconciliation (ANTaR): Justice Campaign

ANTaR is a national advocacy organisation dedicated to justice, rights and respect for Australia’s First Nations Peoples.

ANTaR’s Campaigning for Justice toolkit outlines ways to take action; who to write, what to say, and sources to learn more about First Nations’ justice issues including Justice Reinvestment.

The Australian Justice Reinvestment (AJR) Project

The AJR Project is sponsored by the University of New South Wales. It is a national research project investigating the characteristics of Justice Reinvestment and draws together senior researchers across the disciplines of law and criminology to examine justice reinvestment programs in other countries and analyse whether such programs can be developed in Australia.

They offer a range of academic research and resources to build your understanding of Justice Reinvestment.

Change the Record (CTR)

CTR is Australia’s only First Nations led coalition of legal, health and family violence prevention experts. They call on the government to establish a national Justice Reinvestment body and to invest in community-led Justice Reinvestment initiatives.

They provide a range of materials and seminars advocating for Justice Reinvestment.

Just Reinvest NSW (JRNSW)

JRNSW is the peak NSW body for community-led Justice Reinvestment. They currently partner with the Bourke, Moree and Mt Druitt communities to implement local Justice Reinvestment initiatives.

They offer a range of tools, policy and practical resources building understanding and interest in the power of adopting a community-led approach to Justice Reinvestment.

Social Reinvestment for WA (SRWA)

SRWA are a coalition body, led by Aboriginal leaders, the non-profit sector, experts, and lived experience people; Working collectively for an effective and connected approach to justice in Western Australia since 2014.

They offer community resources for Justice Reinvestment, alongside insights into the experiences of the Olabud Doogethu Justice Reinvestment initiative in Halls Creek.

Olabud Doogethu

Olabud Doogethu, in partnership with the Halls Creek community are leading a Justice Reinvestment approach. This involves implementing community-driven initiatives for early intervention, post-trauma support and education, training and career pathways. Programs that educate and rehabilitate our young people, and their families, while cultivating stronger bonds within the community to help all of us live happier, more fulfilled lives.

They share insights into the successes and challenges of leading a Justice Reinvestment approach.

Youth Law: Justice Reinvestment Clearinghouse and Resources

Youthlaw is Victoria’s state-wide free community legal centre for young people under 25 years of age. Youthlaw works to address the legal issues facing young people through legal services, advocacy, law reform and preventative education programs, within a human rights and social justice framework.

They provide a Clearinghouse and resource hub for Justice Reinvestment, including valuable insights from youth.

Youtube channels

Aboriginal Legal Service NSW/ACT

has an extensive playlist dedicated to Justice Reinvestment.

Amnesty International Australia

has compiled a playlist of short videos produced as part of their Community is Everything Campaign

Just Reinvest NSW

has a range of videos explaining the benefit of adopting a Justice Reinvestment approach. Click on their channel for more videos.

Youth Law

has an extensive playlist of youth-related Justice Reinvestment content.

Australians for National Title and Reconciliation (ANTaR): Sea of Hands

campaign includes Trisha’s story which advocates for a new approach to be taken.


was one of the first trial sites for Justice Reinvestment and this is a point in time snapshot following their first year.

Australian National University

focuses on the ACT Government adoption of a Justice Reinvestment approach.

ACT Government

shares on their experience of implementing Justice Reinvestment.

Linda Burney MP

discusses Labor’s commitment to investing in Justice Reinvestment.