Simon hoses out the wages of sin

johnboy 11 September 2012

Simon Corbell has been busy distributing the proceeds of crime:

— $45,000 for Relationships Australia to develop a pilot program for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are serious repeat offenders in detention to get their lives back on track with targeted individual and family counselling by Aboriginal counsellors.

— $20,000 for the non-government organisation Shine for Kids to conduct prison invists at the Alexander Maconochie Centre to deliver a program to improve the literacy and numeracy skills of detainees to help their kids with homework.

— $10,000 for the Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Association ACT (ATODA) to strengthen evidence based responses to alcohol and other drug related harms including focus groups to improve services and;

— $10,000 for the Aboriginal Justice Centre in consultation with the Youth Crime Prevention Engagement Project to assist 10 young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with a criminal history to go through a six week program of activities access to employment, education, health and housing support services, legal support and access to cultural and recreational programs.

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