Alexander Maconochie Centre's awkward legal breach

By Peter Brewer
Updated April 29 2021 - 3:42am, first published April 20 2021 - 6:30pm
Remand prisoners currently comprise 39 percent of the AMC prison population. Picture: Karleen Minney

Faced with no feasible way to separate remand prisoners from convicted prisoners inside Canberra's jail, an advisory committee has recommended the ACT government amend the pre-jail legislation which requires it.



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