April 24, 2018

The United Voice Union (Qld) once again demonstrates it does not have what it takes to effectively and efficiently represent the interests of Prison Officers in Queensland.

The union released a publication on 24 April 2018 announcing its submissions to the Queensland Cr...

April 10, 2018

Earlier this year, Brian Newman and Human Rights Watch Disability Rights Researcher, Kriti Sharma met in Shine Lawyers offices in Brisbane to discuss the challenges confronting prisoners with disabilities in Australian prisons.

Ms Sharma and Brian Newman had a lengthy d...

April 2, 2018

The developing class action to get justice for hundreds and possibly thousands of Prison Officers is proceeding well.

Watch the 7NEWS report.

Brian Newman, the Australian Prison Officers Association (APOA) and Workers First are all working tirelessly to pull together a b...

April 2, 2018

25 March 2018 was a day I will remember for some time to come.

An ex-prisoner named Peter Punch and a female co-offender named Teleca Rose Shallcross broke into the Workers First office in Beenleigh and smashed the office up before stealing property and attempting to es...

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