I was speaking to someone in the know yesterday about the soon to be opened Canberra Resort (Gaol). Due for completion in August.
As such I was informed the new bungalows being built for the prisoners will be on par with any other brand new house in Canberra complete with plasma screen tv’s in all the rooms, complete kitchens and everything else you could possibly want. They also have sports ovals, gyms and ‘programs’ to keep them busy all day.
Unlike other correctional facilities around the place that have some sort of industry to keep holidayers busy and produce a useful outcome in skills and products there is no such industry being planned.
Add to the mix the guards will have no access to batons or firearms should things go completely pear shaped as they are prone to do. So what we have is prisoners with access to any form of homemade weapon (irons, sandwich presses, knifes) and guards with ….. harsh language and a human rights bill.
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Good work people. Might as well make it voluntary attendance.