Incarceration rates in Australia

A new report says Indigenous people convicted of non-violent crimes should be sent to treatment programs rather than prison.

Deloitte Access Economics compiled a report for the Australian National Council on Drugs which shows more than $100,000 could be saved each year if non-violent Indigenous offenders were placed into treatment rather than prison. The savings took into account the reduced chance of a person re-offending.

Read more @ ABC
Read the Deloitte report here

Leave a Reply

Source Article from

You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

Leave a Reply

Powered by WordPress | Designed by: Premium WordPress Themes | Thanks to Themes Gallery, Bromoney and Wordpress Themes