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  • Newcastle as a restorative city

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    This initiative aims to transform Newcastle into a restorative city by building social cohesion and healthy communities.

    Newcastle has pockets of disadvantage in relation to unemployment, income, education, housing, child welfare, and criminal justice.

  • Restorative City Whanganui Trust

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    Each day, during International Restorative Justice Week —17–24 November 2019 — @Restorative City Whanganui will share a restorative message. Here is the message for Day 2:

     

  • Canberra – A restorative city? | The RiotACT

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    'In early 2016 the ACT Legislative Assembly committed to becoming a restorative city. In making this commitment, our parliamentary representatives recognised the work that had already been done to date and identified areas where restorative processes could assist in dealing with difficult social and community issues. As part of this, they committed to exploring what work needs to be done to be declared a restorative city.'

  • Newcastle as a Restorative City Initiative

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    'The Newcastle as a Restorative City Initiative aims to transform Newcastle into a restorative city by building social cohesion and healthy communities. This has been fostered by an increased need for social, cultural and economic renewal in Newcastle to address the pockets of disadvantage in relation to unemployment, income, education, housing, child welfare, and criminal justice.

  • Canberra – becoming a restorative city

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    'Canberra – becoming a restorative city. Final report October 2018 Restorative justice is both a social movement and a particular way of implementing, managing and addressing disputes, conflicts or actions, one that focuses on harm prevention and redress. As such, it does not readily lend itself to change through legislative means. The solution the Council has recommended is to suggest a framework for such change. It recommends, first, the development of a set of ‘restorative values and principles’ to guide all government action towards restorative ends.

  • How Newcastle can be a restorative city

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    'Newcastle is on a journey to becoming a restorative city. This began with a symposium in June 2018 where restorative initiatives and practices operating in the city that showed that a different, relational approach to conflict can have benefits across the community. This journey is continuing with the Newcastle as a Restorative City Initiative (NRC) represented by a broad cross section of community groups, including the university.