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Victorian Government’s decision to send youth rioters to adult prison to be challenged in court

The Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service has launched a Supreme Court challenge to the Andrews Government’s decision to place teenagers involved in the Parkville riot in an adult jail.

youth rioters to adult prison - ABCDozens of inmates smashed doors, windows and security cameras, ripped apart ceilings and walls and destroyed equipment at the Melbourne Youth Justice Centre earlier this month, leaving a damage bill of up to $1 million.

The Government plans to transfer 40 juvinille offenders to a segregated wing of the…

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