Record 5000 inmates crowd State's prisons

The Prison muster topped 5000 this week for the first time in the States history, prompting concerns about the acute over crowding, "disgraceful" conditions for women and bed expansions which could lead to higher rates of reoffending.

Adult jail for teens 'inhumane' - The West

The Children's Court President has launched an extraordinary attack on conditions facing young offenders held in an adult jail, branding them inhumane, appalling and a violation of the law.

Subscribe to RSS - blogs