With music, stories and poetry from the inside, Jailbreak gives a voice to prison inmates, their families and friends. It provides information on criminal, prison and health issues as well as connecting prisoners to the community through their music, poetry, views and health messages.
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Dieri woman Donna, from Broken Hill, talks with Jailbreak about her personal journey & healing, running a local women's program, and developing strong indigenous leadership in the community. With a personal music selection featuring Christine Anu, Archie Roach, & Coloured Stone.
Your Jailbreak host Vance presents his series 'An Alternative to Green', providing a change of pace with a proper selection of alternative tunes from Ministry, Front 242, Nick Cave, Placebo, The Pixies, & Joy Division.
Inside the Staying Strong music program at John Morony Correctional Centre - Jailbreak listens to the Bros Inside as they work with hip-hop group The Last Kinection to lay down a series of beats and rhymes about life. Amazing & courageous music unfolds over a two day period.
"My thoughts became powerful words, my powerful words became poetry, my poetry became songs."
This week on Jailbreak, listen to the inspiring story of pain, strength and redemption through family and faith - Tony talks to us about growing up in Cabramatta, and starting over from a young life of drug dealing, gangs and addiction. Music from Tupac Shakur, DMX and Flame.
This week our host Brendan talks with Chantu about the intersection of drugs and crime in his life, his experiences moving into a new drug-free way of living, and his plans for the future. Featuring beats from YG & Drake, and Prince, and coming to you from the Compulsory Drug Treatment Correctional Centre in western Sydney.
This week on Jailbreak, a music extravaganza raises the roof of the Kirkconnell prison chapel. Listen to the magic of music when you're inside and getting through time. Prison walls shake for 2 days of this inspiring music workshop!!
Beautiful vocals from Kirkconnell Correctional Centre just west of the Blue Mountains on this week's Jailbreak. Hear talent, emotion, connection to mob and culture through guitar and song from Chris and Brendo.
Listen to how a Samoan warrior's life at top level footie can unravel, and be put back together. Featuring music by Col, both inmates taking part in Sydney's Compulsory Drug Treatment Correctional Centre, with host Bullasista Mere.
This week Jailbreak speaks with folk country musician Roger about his life, experience and learning. Coming to you from the John Morony Correctional Centre in Windsor, Roger also sings his own unique tales from the bush.
The rain didn't dampen the NAIDOC spirit at Sydney's Dawn de Loas Correctional Centre. Inmate Stanley is on the mic for this Jailbreak interview exclusive with New Zealand born NRL player Peta Hiku, who is now playing with the Penrith Panthers.