In this episode, Research Co-ordinator Sue, and Researcher and Prison Player Anique discuss a research project currently being undertaken on the female division and will share with you the tragic tale of the Juett sisters – The Victims of Vice.
“Young women in this time were commonly on the streets when orphaned or unable to live at home for whatever reason. Those who exploited these women are often given little more than a fine and a slap on the wrist. The women were not so lucky and found themselves in front of the Court.
Lily and Minnie worked hard and saved their money, occasionally pinching an extra bit from their drunken clientele. After some time had passed, they managed to pay their fare on a coastal ship to Brisbane. Hoping to change their futures for the better… “