June 12, 2017
In an effort to prevent the spread of radical Islamic ideology, Australia is to build a prison facility which will isolate militants from other inmates.
The unit, named ‘Supermax II’, will be a part of Goulburn’s high-security Supermax prison and would house 54 inmates, said the Premier of New South Wales State Gladys Berejiklian.
She told reporters: “We’ll be giving $47m (£36.8m) over the next three years to have the extra capacity to isolate those prisoners who are likely to try and spread radicalisation through the prison network.”
“We’re a government taking nothing to chance, we’ll be making sure we continue to have the toughest position in the nation in relation to reducing and eliminating terrorism activity,” Ms Berejiklian added.
This article was posted: Monday, June 12, 2017 at 8:20 am