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America is moving to end its use of private prisons – should Australia follow suit?

For more than 30 years governments around the world have outsourced the management of prison populations.

This trend has been enthusiastically adopted in Australia, which has a higher proportion of inmates in privately operated prisons than any other country.

Yet recent developments in the US – involving some of the same contractors who operate private prisons in Australia – suggest it might be…

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