Little incentive for prisoners to work at AMC

An ongoing problem at the Alexander Maconochie Centre is that inmates can receive double the income from external sources than they can earn from working in the prison, Shadow Minister for Corrections Giulia Jones said today.  Questioning from the Canberra Liberals revealed inmates can receive $150 per week from anyone…

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UP TO 45 WOMEN IN A FACILITY DESIGNED FOR 29 AT THE AMC

The number of women forced to share facilities designed for 29 women at the Alexander Maconochie Centre has increased more than 40 per cent over the past four months, Shadow Minister for Women and Corrections Giulia Jones said today. “In a humiliating display of the government’s short-sightedness, it was revealed…

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JONES SECURES MORE PORTALOOS AT MORE FIRES IN THE ACT

A provision that would see portaloos deployed at fire emergency incidents in and around the ACT is being finalised thanks to strong and persistent lobbying by Shadow Minister for Police and Emergency Services Giulia Jones. Mrs Jones first lobbied the government in March this year to provide portaloos to Staging…

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