Requests Increase in ACT Government Funding for Drug and Alcohol Sentencing List as Territory Prison Costs Remain the Highest in the Country | the times of canberra

The community would be worse off if one of ACT’s therapeutic courts didn’t receive an “immediate injection” of funds to reverse its hiatus and re-prioritize rehabilitation because it costs more to have an offender in prison, says a former president of the ACT Bar Association. that the costs of prisoners in the territory continue to be the highest in the country.

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