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August 30, 2017

The first intake was delivered into One Wing at the jail, which had been criticised as being too old at the time of the downsizing.

"All the places which have been opened up for prisoners have been refurbished to bring them up to the adequate security requirements," the...

August 30, 2017

THIS week is the lead-up to the first NSW Corrective Services “Corrections Day”. The department is finally setting aside a day to recognise the work undertaken by correctional staff. It is believed this day, to be held on Friday, is now earmarked to become an annual ev...

August 30, 2017

THE last governor of Grafton Jail has ridiculed a push to give drug-addicted prisoners access to a needle exchange program, saying it was tantamount to guards surrendering to the illegal flow of ice and heroin.

John Heffernan saw more than his fair share of violence and...

August 30, 2017

AUSTRALIA’S juvenile justice system, ­nationally, is unravelling. In the past few months incarcerated juveniles have rioted in Queensland, Western Australia and Victoria, with serious incidents in the Northern Territory.

So bad is the situation in Victoria the governmen...

August 30, 2017

In this article I was critical of the parole changes implemented by the previous NSW Attorney-General Greg Smith. It was obvious that the changes were based entirely on economic reasons, his focus was to empty our prisons (and close them) regardless of the risk to the...

August 29, 2017

http://www.couriermail.com.au/rendezview/stop-the-overreaction-this-was-not-torture/news-story/7d2e9854021b2a9d9589e33599a48f9b (Click on link for published newspaper article)

RE:    THE ROYAL COMMISSION INTO THE MANAGEMENT OF YOUNG OFFENDERS IN THE NT OR USING A  SLEDG...

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