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Harsh reality is: do the crime, do the time

The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics figures on prisoners in Australia shows a worrying upwards trend of more people serving time.

The ExaminerThe number of people in Australian prisons jumped for the fifth straight year, with almost 39,000 people in jail in 2016 – up 8 per cent from the same time in 2015, 10 per cent in 2014 and 7 per cent in 2013.

It’s worth noting that according to the ABS, that…

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