Westbury prison site moves further from town in response to backlash

Updated June 18 2020 - 5:28am, first published 3:09am
The original site, near the industrial estate on the northern fringe of town, resulted in backlash from the Westbury township. Picture: Neil Richardson

The Tasmanian government has chosen a new site for the proposed $270 million Northern Regional Prison, initially planned for a site in the industrial estate near the town.



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