Truth in sentencing will abolish parole to ensure that sentences given and explained in open courts are the sentences served..
Supervision instead of parole after every sentence, with electronic monitoring of work and family and reparation responsibilities.
End automatic concurrent sentencing, every crime to count.
End pointless family group conferences, ensure youth justice processes result in enforceable decisions, making young offenders responsible and deterring re-offending.
Releasing well-behaved prisoners near the end of their term on parole to make police cells available when shortages in cells arise
Review the two-stage process for front-end home detention to see whether it should be established as a sentence in its own right, without Parole Board involvement in the decision-making process
Review whether any changes to the back end home detention system are required in light of recent changes to the availability of electronic monitoring as a condition of parole
Abolish parole for all violent and repeat criminals
Require disclosure of criminal history of violent offenders released on home detention or parole
Replacement of the Parole Board by a Rehabilitation Board with a primary objective of minimising recidivism. The Board will be required to consider the actual duration of imprisonment and to ensure a serious violent offender has demonstrated remorse and a positive attitude to rehabilitation, before considering any parole
Ensure that the Parole Board consider the impact on victims and the community when considering the conditions placed parolees
Ensure that Parole Board decision-making processes are made available for scrutiny, and are subject to appeal by victims
Allow the Parole Board discretion to decide when offenders can re-appear for parole proceedings and allow them to defer hearings for up to five years