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Daily Liberal
New prison opens at WellingtonThe country’s first rapid-build prison complex was officially opened in Welling
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
The country’s first rapid-build prison complex was officially opened in Wellington on Friday. Corrective Services NSW (CSNSW) government officials were on hand at the Macquarie Correctional Centre to witness the groundbreaking occasion which comes... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Rapid-build complex openThe country’s first ever rapid-build prison complex was officially opened in We
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
The country’s first ever rapid-build prison complex was officially opened in Wellington on Friday. Corrective Services NSW (CSNSW) government officials were on hand at the Macquarie Correctional Centre to witness the groundbreaking occasion which... Read more
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The Age
Queensland Police deputy commissioner moves onof 2016. Former deputy commissioner Peter Martin departed the Queensland Polic
The Age / Posted yesterday
of 2016. Former deputy commissioner Peter Martin departed the Queensland Police Service last month to become the state's corrective services commissioner while another former deputy, Ross Barnett, left last year to become the Queensland Racing... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Queensland Police deputy commissioner moves onof 2016. Former deputy commissioner Peter Martin departed the Queensland Polic
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
of 2016. Former deputy commissioner Peter Martin departed the Queensland Police Service last month to become the state's corrective services commissioner while another former deputy, Ross Barnett, left last year to become the Queensland Racing... Read more
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News.com.au
Frecklington names new Qld shadow cabinetMinister for Northern Queensland * Trevor Watts - Shadow Minister for Police a
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
Minister for Northern Queensland * Trevor Watts - Shadow Minister for Police and Counter Terrorism, Shadow Minister for Corrective Services * David Crisafulli - Shadow Minister for Environment, Science and the Great Barrier Reef, Shadow... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Former LNP leader Tim Nicholls shut out from new shadow cabinetand main roads Dale Last - natural resources and mines, northern Queensland T
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
and main roads Dale Last - natural resources and mines, northern Queensland Trevor Watts - police and counter-terrorism, corrective services David Crisafulli - environment, science and the Great Barrier Reef, tourism Tony Perrett - agricultural... Read more
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News.com.au
Qld Police deputy commissioner moves onstep down following the Commonwealth Games next year. Former deputy commission
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
step down following the Commonwealth Games next year. Former deputy commissioner Peter Martin, who was also considered a possible frontrunner, departed the Queensland Police Service last month to become the state's corrective services commissi... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Deputy commissioner moving onsteps down following the Commonwealth Games next year. Former deputy commissio
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
steps down following the Commonwealth Games next year. Former deputy commissioner Peter Martin, who was also considered a possible frontrunner, departed the Queensland Police Service last month to become the state’s corrective services commissio... Read more
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News.com.au
Deputy commissioner moving onsteps down following the Commonwealth Games next year. Former deputy commissio
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
steps down following the Commonwealth Games next year. Former deputy commissioner Peter Martin, who was also considered a possible frontrunner, departed the Queensland Police Service last month to become the state’s corrective services commissio... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Inmates threaten staff in riot at WA jailMr Welch said. The number of prisoners on remand has also skyrocketed, up from
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
Mr Welch said. The number of prisoners on remand has also skyrocketed, up from 1754 to 2002 in the past year. Corrective Services Minister Fran Logan congratulated prison staff for handling the incident quickly and with minimal... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Inmates threaten staff in riot at WA jailMr Welch said. The number of prisoners on remand has also skyrocketed, up from
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Mr Welch said. The number of prisoners on remand has also skyrocketed, up from 1754 to 2002 in the past year. Corrective Services Minister Fran Logan congratulated prison staff for handling the incident quickly and with minimal... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Things were so bad at WA's only youth jail, the Army was called in to restore orderproud and it's made us proud of them."Order has been restored: Minister The ca
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
proud and it's made us proud of them."Order has been restored: Minister The cadet program was introduced within months of Corrective Services Minister Fran Logan vowing in May to implement an "authoritarian" crackdown on detainees at Banksia Hill... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Government's Excel data bungle exposes hundreds of ACT prisoners and officersand the community". "The consequences of releasing all documents … would under
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
and the community". "The consequences of releasing all documents … would undermine the security and good order of ACT Corrective Services," it read. According to analysis by the ABC, the data revealed the full names of at least 592 prisoners,... Read more
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Western Advocate
Men in hospital after simultaneous assault and stabbing at Lithgow prisonhad sustained multiple stab wounds to the upper torso and throat and may also h
Western Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
had sustained multiple stab wounds to the upper torso and throat and may also have fractured his ribs. A spokeswoman from Corrective Services said the incident occurred at 11.15am on Tuesday. “The inmate was found with non-life threatening stab... Read more
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Western Advocate
Two men in hospital after stabbing at Lithgow Correctional Centrehas been airlifted to hospital with multiple stab wounds after an alleged assau
Western Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
has been airlifted to hospital with multiple stab wounds after an alleged assault by another inmate. A spokeswoman from Corrective Services said the incident occurred at 11.15am on Tuesday, December 12. “The inmate was found with non-life... Read more
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The Age
Meet your new Queensland government cabinetMinister Shannon Fentiman Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Science and
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
Minister Shannon Fentiman Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Science and Arts Minister Leeanne Enoch Police and Corrective Services Minister Mark Ryan Communities, Disability Services and Seniors Minister Coralee O’Rourke Agricultural... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Meet your new Queensland government cabinetMinister Shannon Fentiman Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Science and
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Minister Shannon Fentiman Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Science and Arts Minister Leeanne Enoch Police and Corrective Services Minister Mark Ryan Communities, Disability Services and Seniors Minister Coralee O’Rourke Agricultural... Read more
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News.com.au
The new Queensland cabinetLeeanne Enoch - Minister for Environment and Great Barrier Reef, Science, Arts
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
Leeanne Enoch - Minister for Environment and Great Barrier Reef, Science, Arts * Mark Ryan - Minister for Police and Corrective Services * Coralee O'Rourke - Minister for Communities, Disability Services and Seniors * Mark Furner - Minister... Read more
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The Age
Correctional officer fired after allegedly smuggling tobacco into prisonsupplied tobacco to the inmate at a correctional facility in Parklea just befor
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
supplied tobacco to the inmate at a correctional facility in Parklea just before 11am on Sunday. Officers from the Corrective Services Investigation Unit's Strike Force Iraga searched the inmate and seized tobacco. The woman was arrested... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Correctional officer fired after allegedly smuggling tobacco into prisonsupplied tobacco to the inmate at a correctional facility in Parklea just befor
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
supplied tobacco to the inmate at a correctional facility in Parklea just before 11am on Sunday. Officers from the Corrective Services Investigation Unit's Strike Force Iraga searched the inmate and seized tobacco. The woman was arrested... Read more
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The Age
Prison guard charged with supplying drugs at Brisbane prisonA Brisbane prison guard has been charged with supplying dangerous drugs. Queen
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
A Brisbane prison guard has been charged with supplying dangerous drugs. Queensland Corrective Services said in a statement that the officer was found with "an illicit substance" at Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre in Darra on Friday. The case has... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Prison guard charged with supplying drugs at Brisbane prisonA Brisbane prison guard has been charged with supplying dangerous drugs. Queen
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
A Brisbane prison guard has been charged with supplying dangerous drugs. Queensland Corrective Services said in a statement that the officer was found with "an illicit substance" at Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre in Darra on Friday. The case has... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Uni scores: Your five-minute guidea curiosity, start investigating. This is about you.media_cameraCarmen Wells, m
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 7 days ago
a curiosity, start investigating. This is about you.media_cameraCarmen Wells, manager of community corrections at Corrective Services NSW, didn't get the ATAR she was hoping for but through Open Universities Australia was able to still... Read more
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News.com.au
Uni scores: Your five-minute guidebeen harbouring a curiosity, start investigating. This is about you. Carmen We
News.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
been harbouring a curiosity, start investigating. This is about you. Carmen Wells, manager of community corrections at Corrective Services NSW, didn't get the ATAR she was hoping for but through Open Universities Australia was able to still... Read more
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Canberra Times
Jamie Sager jailed for maximum 15 years after flattening home, cars and boat in revenge attack verdict was read out, Sager shook his head and glanced around the courtroom. "
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
verdict was read out, Sager shook his head and glanced around the courtroom. "You lying dogs," he grumbled, before a Corrective Services NSW officer told him to be quiet. On Friday, he was jailed for a maximum of 15 years at the Newcastle... Read more
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The Age
Jamie Sager jailed for maximum 15 years after flattening home, cars and boat in revenge attack verdict was read out, Sager shook his head and glanced around the courtroom. "
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
verdict was read out, Sager shook his head and glanced around the courtroom. "You lying dogs," he grumbled, before a Corrective Services NSW officer told him to be quiet. On Friday, he was jailed for a maximum of 15 years at the Newcastle... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Jamie Sager jailed for maximum 15 years after flattening home, cars and boat in revenge attack verdict was read out, Sager shook his head and glanced around the courtroom. "
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
verdict was read out, Sager shook his head and glanced around the courtroom. "You lying dogs," he grumbled, before a Corrective Services NSW officer told him to be quiet. On Friday, he was jailed for a maximum of 15 years at the Newcastle... Read more
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Canberra Times
Ceasefire: Justice and Health address internal struggle at Alexander Maconochie Centrecrucial meetings to assess potentially-suicidal inmates. Although Justice Mini
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
crucial meetings to assess potentially-suicidal inmates. Although Justice Minister Shane Rattenbury said in 2016 that ACT Corrective Services did not support many of Dr Gee's statements, both directorates agreed late last year to an audit of the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
‘McCormack chose to be offender’said they “would seem indicative of a person prepared to confront the truth nec
Adelaide Now / Posted 10 days ago
said they “would seem indicative of a person prepared to confront the truth necessary if one is seeking rehabilitation”. A Corrective Services NSW spokesperson told news.com.au it was “among the best correctional systems in the world in its efforts... Read more
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Canberra Times
NSW stadium rebuilds take money from the state's real needsa brain aneurysm has his feet shackled ("Dodson calls for overhaul after inmate
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
a brain aneurysm has his feet shackled ("Dodson calls for overhaul after inmate was shackled", December 5). The NSW Corrective Services commissioner calls this "protocol". I call it racism. Mark Paskal, Clovelly Education solution To lift... Read more
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The Age
Ceasefire: Justice and Health address internal struggle at Alexander Maconochie Centrecrucial meetings to assess potentially-suicidal inmates. Although Justice Mini
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
crucial meetings to assess potentially-suicidal inmates. Although Justice Minister Shane Rattenbury said in 2016 that ACT Corrective Services did not support many of Dr Gee's statements, both directorates agreed late last year to an audit of the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Ceasefire: Justice and Health address internal struggle at Alexander Maconochie Centrecrucial meetings to assess potentially-suicidal inmates. Although Justice Mini
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
crucial meetings to assess potentially-suicidal inmates. Although Justice Minister Shane Rattenbury said in 2016 that ACT Corrective Services did not support many of Dr Gee's statements, both directorates agreed late last year to an audit of the... Read more
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The Age
NSW stadium rebuilds take money from the state's real needsa brain aneurysm has his feet shackled ("Dodson calls for overhaul after inmate
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
a brain aneurysm has his feet shackled ("Dodson calls for overhaul after inmate was shackled", December 5). The NSW Corrective Services commissioner calls this "protocol". I call it racism. Mark Paskal, Clovelly Education solution To lift... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
NSW stadium rebuilds take money from the state's real needsa brain aneurysm has his feet shackled ("Dodson calls for overhaul after inmate
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
a brain aneurysm has his feet shackled ("Dodson calls for overhaul after inmate was shackled", December 5). The NSW Corrective Services commissioner calls this "protocol". I call it racism. Mark Paskal, Clovelly Education solution To lift... Read more
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The Age
Magistrate 'concerned' at delay for Melissa Beowulf, sons accused of Red Hill murderwith electronic briefs in cases that involved a large amount of evidence but sa
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
with electronic briefs in cases that involved a large amount of evidence but said access was "absolutely a matter for Corrective Services". The case returns to the court's family violence list on December 19 for mention. The three are... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Magistrate 'concerned' at delay for Melissa Beowulf, sons accused of Red Hill murderwith electronic briefs in cases that involved a large amount of evidence but sa
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
with electronic briefs in cases that involved a large amount of evidence but said access was "absolutely a matter for Corrective Services". The case returns to the court's family violence list on December 19 for mention. The three are... Read more
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Daily Liberal
High-tech rapid-build prison set to openset to occur in Wellington on December 15. The 400-bed maximum-security Macqua
Daily Liberal / Posted 11 days ago
set to occur in Wellington on December 15. The 400-bed maximum-security Macquarie Correctional Centre will be the first of Corrective Services NSW’s Rapid-Build Prisons to begin operations. The prison is part of the NSW Government’s $3.8 billion... Read more
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Western Advocate
'Appalled': Dodson calls for overhaul after seeing images of shackled prisonerCommission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. He said the treatment of Mr Whit
Western Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. He said the treatment of Mr Whittaker and other Aboriginal people showed Corrective Services needed formal definitions of a "duty of care" enshrined in acts of state Parliament and the federal... Read more
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Daily Liberal
'Appalled': Dodson calls for overhaul after seeing images of shackled prisonerCommission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. He said the treatment of Mr Whit
Daily Liberal / Posted 12 days ago
Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. He said the treatment of Mr Whittaker and other Aboriginal people showed Corrective Services needed formal definitions of a "duty of care" enshrined in acts of state Parliament and the federal... Read more
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The Border Mail
'Appalled': Dodson calls for overhaul after seeing images of shackled prisonerCommission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. He said the treatment of Mr Whit
The Border Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. He said the treatment of Mr Whittaker and other Aboriginal people showed Corrective Services needed formal definitions of a "duty of care" enshrined in acts of state Parliament and the federal... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
'Appalled': Dodson calls for overhaul after seeing images of shackled prisonerCommission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. He said the treatment of Mr Whit
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. He said the treatment of Mr Whittaker and other Aboriginal people showed Corrective Services needed formal definitions of a "duty of care" enshrined in acts of state Parliament and the federal... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
'Appalled': Dodson calls for overhaul after seeing images of shackled prisonerCommission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. He said the treatment of Mr Whit
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 12 days ago
Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. He said the treatment of Mr Whittaker and other Aboriginal people showed Corrective Services needed formal definitions of a "duty of care" enshrined in acts of state Parliament and the federal... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Senator Pat Dodson calls on state governments to legislate 'duty of care' to prisonersCommission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. He said the treatment of Mr Whit
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. He said the treatment of Mr Whittaker and other Aboriginal people showed Corrective Services needed formal definitions of a "duty of care" enshrined in acts of state Parliament and the federal... Read more
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The Age
Senator Pat Dodson calls on state governments to legislate 'duty of care' to prisonersCommission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. He said the treatment of Mr Whit
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. He said the treatment of Mr Whittaker and other Aboriginal people showed Corrective Services needed formal definitions of a "duty of care" enshrined in acts of state Parliament and the federal... Read more
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Western Advocate
Shackles of shame: Family wait for answers after Eric's deathwas turned off and the 36-year-old Mr Whittaker died in custody at Westmead Hos
Western Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
was turned off and the 36-year-old Mr Whittaker died in custody at Westmead Hospital in Sydney following an aneurysm. Corrective Services say Mr Whittaker was treated in line with protocol. They are not treating his death as suspicious. But... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Shackles of shame: Family wait for answers after Eric's deathwas turned off and the 36-year-old Mr Whittaker died in custody at Westmead Hos
Daily Liberal / Posted 12 days ago
was turned off and the 36-year-old Mr Whittaker died in custody at Westmead Hospital in Sydney following an aneurysm. Corrective Services say Mr Whittaker was treated in line with protocol. They are not treating his death as suspicious. But... Read more
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The Border Mail
Shackles of shame: Family wait for answers after Eric's deathwas turned off and the 36-year-old Mr Whittaker died in custody at Westmead Hos
The Border Mail / Posted 12 days ago
was turned off and the 36-year-old Mr Whittaker died in custody at Westmead Hospital in Sydney following an aneurysm. Corrective Services say Mr Whittaker was treated in line with protocol. They are not treating his death as suspicious. But... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Police seize drugs, contraband during jail operationand contraband during a joint operation at the South Coast Correctional Centre.
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
and contraband during a joint operation at the South Coast Correctional Centre. Officers from Shoalhaven police and NSW Corrective Services conducted a joint operation at the South Nowra facility about 8am on Sunday. During the operation 19... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Shackles of shame: Family wait for answers after Eric's deathwas turned off and the 36-year-old Mr Whittaker died in custody at Westmead Hos
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
was turned off and the 36-year-old Mr Whittaker died in custody at Westmead Hospital in Sydney following an aneurysm. Corrective Services say Mr Whittaker was treated in line with protocol. They are not treating his death as suspicious. But... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Shackles of shame: Family wait for answers after Eric's deathwas turned off and the 36-year-old Mr Whittaker died in custody at Westmead Hos
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 12 days ago
was turned off and the 36-year-old Mr Whittaker died in custody at Westmead Hospital in Sydney following an aneurysm. Corrective Services say Mr Whittaker was treated in line with protocol. They are not treating his death as suspicious. But... Read more
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