The ABC has the interesting tale of Marion Tom Parlov:
Marion Tom Parlov, 47, was caught with the drug in his cell at the Symonston Periodic Detention Centre in Canberra’s south.
The court heard two guards smelt the odour, before finding Parlov in the cell bent over a wash basin being sick.
The drugs were burning in [...]
The ACT’s Attorney-General Simon Corbell is belting out some hosannas and hallelujahs for the periodic detention scheme:
“Periodic detention has been successful in the ACT because of the relatively compact nature of the Territory, meaning people can regularly attend periodic detention with short travel times. In contrast, other states and territories have found periodic detention impractical [...]
The ABC’s got a story on Paul Joseph Pearson being sentenced to 9 months periodic detention after a blue in a Wanniassa nightclub back in August 2007.
Someone else was rude to Paul’s mate saying “Nice t-shirt poof”, Paul got overly defensive as to his mate’s virtue, noses were broken and who would have thought an [...]