Ashley allegations spark calls for royal commission-level inquiry

Rob Inglis
By Rob Inglis
Updated November 20 2020 - 6:23am, first published 6:22am
Calls are mounting for the state government to stand up a commission of inquiry to probe historical allegations of child sex abuse in government institutions.

Pressure is being piled on the state government to launch a wide-ranging independent inquiry into allegations of child sex abuse across three different government agencies, after it was revealed this week that three staff had been stood down at the Ashley Youth Detention Centre.

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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.

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