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Prisoners Whinge About New Gaol

By Tooks - 11 May 2009 52

Unfortunately I can’t find a link, but was flicking through the Canberra Times today and came across an article regarding prisoner complaints (from AMC) regarding such things as small meal portions, poor quality food, lack of clothing provided, and the place being too cold.

I believe families of a couple of prisoners contacted the media, hence the story.  

I guess the nice new human rights compliant prison isn’t quite nice enough for some people.  

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Prisoners Whinge About New Gaol
Fiona 10:50 am 11 May 09

FC said :

and unheated houses are a rarity in Canberra.

Unless you are a student. Plenty of share houses with a single unworking heater in them…

Ian 10:45 am 11 May 09

This is just so ACT Government, you couldn’t have scripted it better.

Spend a squillion dollars on fluffy crap, then overlook the basics, like heating that actually works properly.

I will predict with absolute confidence that next summer they will be complaining about the heat, as its a sure thing the aircon will be inadequate.

Reprobate 10:39 am 11 May 09

If you can’t do the time, don’t do the crime.

Oh, and Harden Up.

FC 10:24 am 11 May 09

willo said :

give em cigarettes and lighters…..that’ll keep em warm

apparently a cigarette lowers your body temperature by 1 degree.
I remember hearing that in high school anyway. So don’t quote me on it..

FC 10:23 am 11 May 09

ant said :

I live in an unheated house (the sun usually makes it bearable). I bet that gaol has more heating than my place. Give them At Lowes! fleeces, and whack in some extra budget doonas. Give them hats.

Did you not see above where it says “Lack of clothing provided.” I’m sure you get to wear a jumper to keep warm on the cold nights.

and unheated houses are a rarity in Canberra.

ant 10:22 am 11 May 09

Give ’em exercise bikes rigged up to the generators. Let them peddle for their heating.

willo 10:21 am 11 May 09

give em cigarettes and lighters…..that’ll keep em warm

VYBerlinaV8_the_one_ 10:19 am 11 May 09

Do the fat pricks good to lose some weight.

ant 10:18 am 11 May 09

I live in an unheated house (the sun usually makes it bearable). I bet that gaol has more heating than my place. Give them At Lowes! fleeces, and whack in some extra budget doonas. Give them hats.

FC 10:15 am 11 May 09

Mr Evil said :

Um, hello guys – it’s a prison, not a holiday camp.

Who said anything about it being a holiday camp?
Having warmth in this Canberra weather is hardly a luxury. Its more of a necessity.

Mr Evil 10:10 am 11 May 09

Um, hello guys – it’s a prison, not a holiday camp.

Trunking symbols 9:51 am 11 May 09

“Poor quality food”? “Small portions?” Has Kevin Rudd taken up digs at the AMC?

FC 9:50 am 11 May 09

ant said :

The prisoners are unhappy? Good.

If they’re cold, get ’em some 20-dollar doonas from the local Made In China cheap shops.


Yeah – that makes sense. try and solve one human rights issue by supporting another..

peterh 9:43 am 11 May 09

20-dollar??

give em some newspapers to stuff in their clothes…

ant 9:24 am 11 May 09

The prisoners are unhappy? Good.

If they’re cold, get ’em some 20-dollar doonas from the local Made In China cheap shops.

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