Poor decision-making gave the prison a truck it couldn't - and often didn't - use

By Peter Brewer
Updated May 18 2022 - 11:35pm, first published 7:30pm
The Mitsubishi prisoner transport vehicle, Romeo 5. Picture: Inspector of Correctional Services

The sorry tale of rushed and poor directorate decision-making behind the $218,000 purchase of an unsuitable ACT Corrections prison transport truck has reached its conclusion, with the ACT Standing Committee on Public Accounts recommending the vehicle lease be terminated.



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