Ep 8: Faith

“From the outside, I had a good, comfortable life. I had a job, a house, a car, good friends and family. I went to the gym every day. I played netball. I thought I was happy and that things were perfect.”

In this episode, you’ll find out why getting mail in jail is such a big deal and you’ll meet Aimee, who goes to church on the inside. 

Faith is the eighth episode of BIRDS EYE VIEW, a magazine-style podcast that gives you a new perspective on women in prison. BIRDS EYE VIEW was co-created with women inside the Darwin Correctional Centre and is presented by StoryProjects.

Feature storyteller: Aimee

Poetry: Bianca and Kim

Contributions: Sylvia, Noelene, Kaye, Aimee, Kelly-Anne, Bianca, Trisha, Kiara, Brooklyn, Taise, Rocket, Deanne, Jessica, Naomi, Serafina, Julie, Tegan, Joan, Philomena, Yasmin, Sofi, Kirsty-Louise, Jessee, Beccy, Gillian, Karen, Kym, Tara and Ashley.

Executive production: Johanna Bell

Production: Cinnamon Nippard, Leah Sanderson and Johanna Bell

Mixing: Hamish Robertson from Tall Tale Audio

Music coordination: Ben Andrews

Theme music: 'Worth It' by Caiti Baker

Featuring music by: Kardajala Kirridarra, Serina Pech, Stevie Jean, and Eleanor Dixon (full music credits)

Online production: Jess Ong

Legal advice: Kathryn Wilson

Graphic and web design: Celia Neilson

Please note that this podcast contains material that may be disturbing, especially for survivors of trauma. Aboriginal and Torres Strait people are advised that the story may contain the names and voices of people who have passed away.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.