Did you know that 40% of incarcerated women in Victoria are there on remand? This means they have not yet been convicted of any crime or sentenced. They’re held in prison until their court date where many are released immediately, though often with no housing and no support to turn to and often after months of incarceration. Yesterday we went to visit the Melbournes women’s prison, Dame Phyllis Frost Centre (DPFC) and spoke to a dedicated team who specifically look after women being released. Many of these women are released on to the street, with little or no money and […]