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Youth detention riots: Victorian Government backs down on decision to move teens to Barwon Prison

The Victorian Government has backed down on its plan to transfer Indigenous teenagers involved in recent riots at a youth detention centre to a maximum-security prison.

Barwon Prison - ABCIt has settled a legal case lodged by the Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service on behalf of Aboriginal teenagers moved to a segregated wing of Barwon Prison.

The Government had planned to…

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