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Cost of phone calls in prison

‘The Yoorrook Justice Commission, Victoria’s Indigenous truth-telling inquiry, has heard evidence the high prison call costs disproportionately impact First Nations people, who are over-represented in the justice system.

Commissioner Sue-Anne Hunter said the inquiry had heard from incarcerated First Nations women who were making daily phone calls fearing family members would pass away while they were in prison.’

Read more in ABC News: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2023-06-06/prison-phone-calls-costs-australia/102409868