Conditions 'unsafe’ for staff at Malmsbury Youth Justice Centre, union says

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated September 9 2016 - 6:58am, first published 6:45am
Overcrowding with inmates suffering ice problems, mental health issues and increased gang violence has pushed Malmsbury to the brink, the public sector union union says.

THE rapidly increasing number of young offenders being placed on remand in the youth justice system has created “dangerous” conditions for staff at the Malmsbury Youth Justice Centre, the public sector union believes.

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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