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Melbourne archbishops condemn Premier Daniel Andrews over teenagers in adult prisons

Melbourne’s Catholic and Anglican archbishops have penned a joint letter to the Victorian Premier condemning the Government’s decision to house teenagers in the “harshest of adult prison settings”.

Daniel Andrews - ABCCatholic Archbishop Denis Hart and Anglican Archbishop Philip Freier said they had taken the unusual step because they shared a deep concern about the welfare of “the most vulnerable and impressionable children” in the youth justice system.

The Andrews Government last week started…

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