Asylum seeker policy sends population of private jails soaring

By Phillip Thomson
Updated April 19 2018 - 12:39am, first published September 8 2013 - 3:00am

Australia has a higher proportion of prisoners in privately run jails than any other nation in the world thanks to its asylum seeker policy, a report says.

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