Calls for ACT govt funding increase to Drug and Alcohol Sentencing List as territory’s prisoner costs remain nation’s highest | The Canberra Times

The community would be worse off if the ACT’s therapeutic court does not receive “immediate injection” of funds to reverse its hiatus and to re-prioritise rehabilitation because it costs more to have an offender in jail, a former ACT Bar Association president says as the territory’s prisoner costs remain the highest in the country.

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