Canberra is not ready for a private prison - yet

By David Biles
Updated April 24 2018 - 10:46pm, first published December 28 2016 - 10:24pm

Agree with him or not, but the determination of former chief minister Jon Stanhope to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Alexander Maconochie Centre is admirable. His latest suggestion is to hand the whole institution over to a private prison company.