Call to free virus vulnerable prisoners

By Colin Brinsden
Updated March 21 2020 - 2:48am, first published March 20 2020 - 11:35pm
Legal experts are calling for the release of prisoners most vulnerable to a COVID-19 outbreak.

Criminal law experts are recommending Australian governments release elderly, young and minor offenders from prisons and detention centres to avoid a COVID-19 outbreak.

Advertisement

Ad

Get the latest Canberra news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.