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The Human Rights Principles for ACT Correctional Centres

The Human Rights Principles for ACT Correctional Centres were launched by Minister for Corrections and Justice Health Shane Rattenbury in late January. While the ACT’s Human Rights Act 2004 applies to everyone in the Territory, these formal principles clarify what that means for those in our adult correctional centres. The principles reflect what detainees, the ACT Government and the broader ACT community should expect from our corrections system.

Read the Human Rights Principles for ACT Correctional Centres document here.