prison radio

14th Reintegration Puzzle Conference

In June 2018, Linda and Fiona attended the 14th Reintegration Puzzle conference, in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. Here’s what some of the participants had to say about the event.

Radio Seeds is produced by Seeds of Affinity in Adelaide, South Australian and broadcasts on WOW-10.5FM on the first Friday of every month. Feel free to download the audio from Soundcloud and rebroadcast or redistribute – just give us credit and let us know – thanks!

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Listen to our July show for 2018

Listen to the July 2018 edition of Radio Seeds, with music removed to comply with copyright requirements.

Highlights include

  • a discussion on the privatisation of women’s prisons in Queensland – for more information go to
  • the 2018 Reintegration Puzzle conference,
  • Mark Johnson from User Voice
  • and the latest news from inside Ruby Unit at the Adelaide Women’s Prison.

Radio Seeds is produced by Seeds of Affinity in Adelaide, South Australian and broadcasts on WOW-10.5FM on the first Friday of every month. Feel free to download the audio from Soundcloud and rebroadcast or redistribute – just give us credit and let us know – thanks!

Listen to our May episode

In our May episode we hear the latest from women living in the Ruby Unit at Adelaide Women’s Prison, and discuss the current overcrowding situation and the problems with temporary housing at Holden Hill Watch house. We also have a story on the use of art at the Kunga Stopping Violence Program at the Alice Springs Correctional Centre and celebrate our own Linda Fiske’s graduation.

Listen to our March show!

Please enjoy the March edition of Radio Seeds, with music removed for copyright purposes. This month we focus on the new Ruby Unit at the Adelaide Women’s Prison, and hear the voices of the women incarcerated there.

Radio Seeds is produced by Seeds of Affinity, a support group of, and for, women of lived prison experience.

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Overcrowding in the Adelaide Women’s Prison

The Adelaide Women’s Prison is at capacity which means many women have to stay at the Holden Hills police holding cells, which are not equipped for lengthier periods of incarceration. Linda talks to Michelle about why this is happening and how we, as a society, should be responding.

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Christine’s story: from crim to prim!

Our own Radio Seeds broadcaster, Christine, has spent much of her life battling drug addiction which has led to her serving multiple short prison sentences. The last time she was arrested she knew “that was it” – turn her life around or spend years more of her life behind bars. Here’s her story.

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Please note this piece is produced in two parts

Music credits

8-String Ballad (Instrumental) by Aussens@iter (c) copyright 2017 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license. dig.ccmixter.org/files/tobias_weber/57010 Ft: Siobhan Dakay

Areyevil (Beyond Lost) by Speck (c) copyright 2017 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license. dig.ccmixter.org/files/speck/56745 Ft: Subliminal, Abstract Audio, texasradiofish, PorchCat

Urban Desert by Stefan Kartenberg (c) copyright 2017 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license. dig.ccmixter.org/files/JeffSpeed68/56828 Ft: Javolenus

Tender Steps by Martijn de Boer (NiGiD) (c) copyright 2017 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license. dig.ccmixter.org/files/NiGiD/56286 Ft: Javolenus

The Raven by cdk (c) copyright 2007 Licensed under a Creative Commons Noncommercial Sampling Plus license. dig.ccmixter.org/files/cdk/8758