‘No better example of arrogance’: Frustrations mount over new NT youth detention centre plans

Business owners next to the proposed site of a new youth detention centre at Pinelands say the NT Government has disregarded their concerns, skipping through a consultation process and not listening to potential impacts to their businesses.

‘He stalks me and rapes me and I’ve had to do the time’: Why domestic abuse victims crowd our jails

As we lap up fictional versions of female incarceration on our television — the glamorous inmates in cult hit Orange is the New Black or the grittier Wentworth — an unprecedented number of women are steadily flowing into the blunt brick prisons dotting our nation.

‘They’ve never seen it like this’: Correctional officers fear for life in overcrowded Qld prisons

Prison guards say they are increasingly going to work under the promise of violence as Queensland's prison population continues to escalate. With a guard attacked by an inmate just yesterday, the physical effect is evident, but guards say they are also struggling mentally.