$20m fund would keep more out of jail, make ACT safer: report

Jasper Lindell
February 28 2024 - 12:01am

A $20 million fund should be set aside to support programs designed to prevent people from being sent to prison in the ACT and to help them stay out of the justice system once they are released, a new report says.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined The Canberra Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, transport, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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