Canberra's drug and alcohol sentencing option will favour rehabilitation over jail time

Kimberley Le Lievre
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By Kimberley Le Lievre, and Blake Foden
November 30 2019 - 5:30pm

The ACT's new Drug and Alcohol Sentencing List will accept 35 people from when it starts on December 3 until June 2021 as the program is trialled in Canberra.

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Kimberley Le Lievre

Kimberley Le Lievre

Editor - Sunday Canberra Times

Passionate about sharing people's stories. Email me at kimberley.lelievre@canberratimes.com.au

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.

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