'Cliched and discredited': Coalition tough on crime approach faces criticism

Adam Holmes
Updated April 19 2017 - 4:12pm, first published 3:11pm
Criticism at ‘tough on crime’ approach
Criticism at ‘tough on crime’ approach

A LOCAL lawyer and human rights campaigners say the Coalition’s “tough on crime” focus ahead of next year’s state election is misguided, and more emphasis should be placed on crime prevention and rehabilitation.

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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

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