Broken Chains

A podcast made in conjunction with the City of Newcastle

Get up close with the reality of Australia’s prison system. Hosted by Damien Linnane and commissioned by the City of Newcastle, Broken Chains interviews formerly incarcerated people about their life both inside prison and after release, covering topics such as prison labour and education, mental health, art in prison and advocating for changes in the criminal justice system.

Episode 1: Modern Slavery
7 September 2021
Episode 3: Mental Health
21 September 2021
Episode 5: Education Behind Bars
14 February 2022
Episode 7: Raise the Age
28 February 2022
Episode 2: Beyond Prison
14 September 2021
Episode 4: Art Behind Bars
28 September 2021
Episode 6: Justice Action
21 February 2022
Episode 8: Black Lives Matter
7 March 2022

You can also listen to Damien's appearances on other podcasts

Survivor Stories
14 March 2022
Talking Time with Lukas and Alicia
5 December 2021
The Exiled Voice
10 March 2021
Prison Pipeline
28 December 2020
Bare Books
30 September 2020
Talking Inclusion
7 March 2022
Radio A and A
27 September 2021
West Coast Radio, episode #64
6 February 2021
Felony Inc, episode #122
15 October 2020
Grow Where You're Planted
12 June 2020