Privately operated Northern prison should be considered: Don Wing

Rob Inglis
By Rob Inglis
Updated October 1 2019 - 7:27am, first published 6:30am
Don Wing chaired a Legislative Council select committee looking into the state's prison system in 1999.

Calls are mounting for the state government to consider putting the operation of the Northern Regional Prison out to private tender, but Corrections Minister Elise Archer has immediately shut down the suggestion.

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Rob Inglis

Rob Inglis

Journalist

Rob Inglis is a reporter with The Examiner, covering state and federal politics. He is based in Hobart.