Only three of 15 detention centre detainees serving a sentence

Matt Maloney
Updated December 6 2023 - 1:42pm, first published 11:04am
Young people awaiting court proceedings need to be detained at Ashley due to a lack of suitable accommodation for them.
Young people awaiting court proceedings need to be detained at Ashley due to a lack of suitable accommodation for them.

Young people on remand awaiting sentencing for offences could continue to be housed with young offenders in detention until 2029, a new plan for youth justice in Tasmania shows.

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Matt Maloney

Political reporter for Australian Community Media, based in Hobart.

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