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The sights and songs of the Westbury jail birds on an early morning in spring - a week before drilling
By Adam Holmes. The Examiner - 7 October 2020

'Not another Risdon': Prisoners Legal Service urges restorative justice approach for Northern Regional Prison
By Adam Holmes. The Examiner - 12 October 2020

Drilling at prison site putting rare eagles at risk: Greens
By James Kitto. The Mercury - 16 October 2020

Department 'self-assessment' gives Westbury prison site drilling tick of approval
By Adam Holmes. The Examiner - 16 October 2020

Justice Dept's annual report shows $4.3 million extra spent looking after increased prison population
By Helen Kempton. The Mercury - 16 October 2020

New drilling date for prison site announced
By James Kitto. The Mercury - 16 October 2020

Tasmania should join Norway, Scotland, parts of US and New Zealand in 'global movement' away from prisons: Greg Barns SC
By Adam Holmes. The Examiner - 18 October 2020

Westbury prison opponents celebrate as drilling delayed for second time
By Adam Holmes. The Examiner - 19 October 2020

Independent MLC Ivan Dean says new Northern prison must address Tasmania's recidivism rate
By Adam Holmes. The Examiner - 19 October 2020

Prison site drilling starts after limbs, saplings removed from path and wet ground measures put in place
By Adam Holmes. The Examiner - 21 October 2020

Controversial drilling works begin on prison site despite outcry
By Patrick Gee. The Mercury - 21 October 2020

Prison drilling hits snag
By Patrick Gee. The Mercury - 22 October 2020

Helicopters to determine which eagle nests are active near new Northern Regional Prison site
By Patrick Gee. The Mercury - 23 October 2020

So what should be the point of Tasmania's prison system, anyway?
By Adam Holmes. The Examiner - 24 October 2020

What would Macquarie have thought of the Westbury prison?
By Greg Barns. The Mercury - 26 October 2020

Editorial: Is it time for a treatment focused health response to drug crime?
The Examiner - 1 November 2020

Spending up for prison services
By Adam Holmes. The Examiner - 13 November 2020