Alice Springs Juvenile Holding Centre

Alice Springs Juvenile Holding Centre

prison_name=Alice Springs Juvenile Holding Centre
location=Alice Springs, Northern Territory
classification= Maximum Security

Alice Springs Juvenile Holding Centre is a medium to high maximum security prison in Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia. It was designed for use as a short-term holding and remand centre for up to four days and can hold up to ten juveniles of either sex. Longer remand periods or sentences are moved to Don Dale Juvenile Detention Centre in Darwin. [cite web |url= |title=Juvenile Justice |publisher=Northern Territory Government Department of Justice |accessdate=2007-07-08] Despite this being against the recommendations of the 1991 Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, there is no plan to establish a longer term juvenile detention centre in Alice Springs. [cite news |url= |title=No plans for Alice youth detention centre |publisher=Australian Broadcasting Corporation |accessdate=2007-07-08 |date=August 12, 2004]

ee also

* List of Australian prisons


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