Fare system helps vulnerable have their day in court

14 Nov 2016
Amelia Radke
Amelia Radke

After noticing defendants fare evading and sleeping rough in order to get into the city for a court hearing, two UQ postgraduate students teamed up to do something about it.

Amelia Radke and Bryony Walters have now successfully completed a pilot program, Transport2Court, which provides vulnerable defendants with pre-loaded go cards to assist with the cost of transport to and from court appearances.

The aim of the program is to reduce the number of ‘failure to appear’ charges.

Read the full article on UQ News