Over the past two months we’ve showcased the Wring Out Fairlea radio documentary, produced out of 3CR.
The first Wring Out Fairlea demonstration was organised by the Coalition Against Women’s Imprisonment and took place at the former Fairlea women’s prison in Melbourne on 26 June 1988. The Wring Out action was repeated three more times over the next eight years, bringing thousands of people to encircle Fairlea prison in protest and in solidarity with the women inside.
Take a listen!
In November 2018, Sisters Inside hosted the “Imagining Abolition” conference. Hundreds of women (and a few men) gathered together to consider how we can move forward to a world without prisons. The voices of women of lived prison experience, especially First Nations women, were at the forefront of these discussions.
This documentary was produced by Radio Seeds who spoke to many of the conference attendees. The beautiful photos were taken by Charandev Singh and used with permission. If there’s a photo of you that you’d prefer not be included in this slideshow, please email Heather.Anderson@unisa.edu.au .