State reaches in-principle settlement with former Ashley detainees

Matt Maloney
Updated June 21 2024 - 5:23pm, first published 4:59pm
More than 100 former Ashley Youth Detention Centre detainees have settled in a class action with the Tasmanian government for $75 million.
More than 100 former Ashley Youth Detention Centre detainees have settled in a class action with the Tasmanian government for $75 million.

The state of Tasmania will have to pay out $75 million to 129 former Ashley Youth Detention Centre detainees if an in-principle settlement agreement is approved by the Supreme Court.

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Matt Maloney

Political reporter for Australian Community Media, based in Hobart.

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