Calls for Increased ACT Government Funding for Drug and Alcohol Convictions List as Territory Prisoner Costs Remain Highest in Nation | Canberra time

The community would be worse off if the ACT therapeutic court did not receive an “immediate infusion” of funds to reverse its hiatus and reprioritize rehabilitation as it costs more to have an offender in jail, a said a former president of the ACT bar association as the territory’s prisoner costs remain the highest in the country.

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