Banksia riot was because State “lost control”: prison inspector
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The Banksia Juvenile Detention Centre riot in January was due to a "loss of control" by the West Australian State Government's department, a review by Inspector of Custodial Services, Neil Morgan has found.
The riot resulted in severe damage to the facility at Banksia and resulted in up to 140 youths being transferred to a nearby adult prison, Hakea. Most of the juveniles remain there while corrective services...
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