Even up in Sydney the repercussions of the most stupid prison in the world are being felt.
The Terrorgraph is very angry that NSW’s own overflowing prisons are being bunged up by Canberra’s worst while the Hume Hilton sits idle.
Likened to a luxury resort by critics, the $130 million low-security jail has been opened for about 175 days and is costing thousands of dollars a day to run, despite having no inmates because of a bungled security system.
With prisons overflowing across Australia, especially in NSW regional areas, the Alexander McConachie Centre in Canberra has been labelled a “disgrace” because electricity and resources are being wasted.
I guess we can add it to the list of Canberra jokes. Where else would they so perfect emulate a Yes Minister classic. (Seriously you should click the link if you’re unfamiliar with the work and can view YouTube)
I’ve long theorised that Chief Minister Stanhope is in fact a comedian of surpassing subtlety. Is he now taking his performance art to new levels?