Alarming Rates of Strip Searches at ACT Prison
The Alexander Macanochie is the only prison in Australia specifically designed as a rehabilitation reform focus prison. so it is ironic that a large portion of majority Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island women are being strip searched regularly. Further, only 0.015% of searches found anything of note.
Professor Felicity Gerry QC from Deakin University, joined us earlier to unpack this issue further.