August 2018

Ruby Unit July 2018

Each month, we’ve been keeping you up to date with changes at Adelaide Women’s Prison, and bringing you messages from some of the women in the newest part of the prison, the Ruby Unit. The way the prison operates seems to be changing really quickly at the moment, and we’ll keep you posted. For now, here are some of the thoughts of the women who were living in Ruby unit a few weeks ago.



Sex Industry Network



Right now there’s a shift in support towards decriminalising sex work in south Australia, with a motion moved in parliament and the attorney general pledging her support when the bill comes to the upper house.

As an issue effecting so many women in prison around the world, we turned to our sisters at the Adelaide based Sex Industry Network to find out more …

Check out more about SIN here

Here’s a bit more audio that we didn’t have time to broadcast

Radio Seeds radio show, August 2018

Better late than never, here is our August show with the music removed to comply with copyright restrictions

In this show we’re talking about the decriminalisation of sex work…..hearing from women locked up Ruby unit at Adelaide women’s prison… and bringing you more from ‘User Voice’ in the UK, who campaign for people with lived experience to have more of a role in shaping services