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Children in 20-hour lockdown at Barwon prison: lawyers

Teenagers are being kept in 20-hour lock down in cells designed for hardened murderers such as Peter Dupas and Julian Knight, their lawyers say.

Teenagers - the age 1bThe state government has imposed a detention-centre style secrecy on the fate of the young prisoners sent to adult maximum-security prison near Geelong, and Victorians may never know how many children will be sent to Barwon prison.

The Department of Health and Human Services says it will not provide “daily discussions” on the…

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