Community consultation to start on Ashley Youth Detention Centre for adult prison

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated December 8 2021 - 11:50pm, first published 11:40pm
Community consultation will start on how the Ashley Youth Detention Centre will be used as part of the government's corrections plans in the North. Picture: Craig George

Tasmania's Attorney-General has described the Ashley Youth Detention Centre as "well-suited" for an adult corrections facility as the government announces plans to consult with the community about its future use.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010