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Newspaper articles

Recent | Older | Prior to 18 June 2020


Clash over prison report claim
By Nick Clark. The Examiner - 18 June 2020

Community backlash sees government move new prison out of town
By Nick Clark. The Advocate - 18 June 2020

Westbury prison site moves further from town in response to backlash
The Examiner - 18 June 2020

New Northern Regional Prison site 5.2 kilometres from Westbury
By Nick Clark. The Examiner - 18 June 2020

Government abandons Westbury as preferred northern prison site
By Patrick Gee. The Mercury - 18 June 2020

Northern Prison site confirmed for Westbury
Tasmanian Times - 18 June 2020

Gutwein locks in site for new northern jail
By Patrick Gee. The Mercury - 19 June 2020

Prison a boost for builders and jobs
By Patrick Gee. The Mercury - 19 June 2020

Westbury Residents Against the Prison remain unconvinced
By Nick Clark. The Examiner - 19 June 2020

Mayor calls for jail debate
By Patrick Gee. The Mercury - 20 June 2020

New jail site may be protected by Nature Conservation Act
The Advocate - 20 June 2020

OPINION: The government will not be pursuing the previously preferred site
By Elise Archer. The Examiner - 20 June 2020

Westbury Region Against Prison hosts first meeting after prison site move announcement
By Harry Murtough. The Examiner - 22 June 2020

OPINION: New Northern Regional Prison - bad policy in action
By Cameron Scott. Tasmanian Times - 22 June 2020

Westbury Residents Against the Prison vow to continue fight against Government's jail plan
By Patrick Gee. The Mercury - 22 June 2020

Protesters rally to pursue prison fight
By Patrick Gee. The Mercury - 23 June 2020

Elise Archer doubles down on commitment to new northern prison site, revealing the proposed construction timeline
By Patrick Gee. The Mercury - 23 June 2020

Confusion over Northern Prison site sign at Westbury
By Harry Murtough. The Examiner - 23 June 2020

Timeline for Northern Regional Prison site
The Examiner - 23 June 2020

Family support, rehabilitation key to successful prison project
By Melissa Mobbs. The Examiner - 24 June 2020

Timeline released for prison
By Patrick Gee. The Mercury - 24 June 2020

Land clearing for proposed Northern Regional Prison could harm endangered species, field naturalist fears
By Adam Holmes. The Examiner - 24 June 2020

Archer says northern prison site is a 'dump'
The Mercury - 25 June 2020

Talking Point: Westbury bird haven worth saving
By Sarah Lloyd. The Mercury - 1 July 2020

'Gobsmacked': neighbours hit out at new prison site at Brushy Rivulet
By Nick Clark. The Examiner - 6 July 2020

Petition spurs council to seek info on new Northern prison site
By Isobel Cootes. The Examiner - 16 July 2020

Prominent Australians urging prison reform
By Daniel McCulloch. The Examiner - 8 September 2020

'University for crime': Lara Giddings joins push for prison reform in Tasmania
By Amber Wilson. The Mercury - 15 September 2020