Jail time for those who assault frontline workers, Attorney-General says

Duncan Bailey
June 9 2024 - 3:00pm
Tasmanian Bus Association manager Steve Henty, Newstead Hotel venue manager Chris McPherson, Attorney-General Guy Barnett and Tasmanian Hospitality Association's Nick Roney at the Newstead Hotel. Pictures by Craig George
Tasmanian Bus Association manager Steve Henty, Newstead Hotel venue manager Chris McPherson, Attorney-General Guy Barnett and Tasmanian Hospitality Association's Nick Roney at the Newstead Hotel. Pictures by Craig George

The state government will move to amend the Sentencing Act 1997 to provide a minimum sentencing of six months jail time for those who cause serious bodily harm to Tasmanian frontline workers.

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Duncan Bailey

Duncan Bailey

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Passionate about all things happening in the North East focusing on health and science. Curtin University Alumni. Got a story? Get in touch: duncan.bailey@examiner.com.au

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