Feb 15 2019

Low-risk prisoners to head into community

Low-risk prisoners to head into community

80 low-risk Canberra prisoners could be spending their time outside of prison walls.

A bold new scheme to take the pressure off the Alexander Maconochie Centre could see prisoners doing their sentence beyond the high-security fences.

Four new separate accommodation blocks are to be built by 2021, with facilities for inmates to cook and clean with no...

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Feb 15 2019

Men arrested following fight at a club

Men arrested following fight at a club

Six men, alleged to be part of outlaw motorcycle gangs, have been arrested following a brawl at a Canberra club.

The incident occurred in Woden last month, but police have refused to say the exact location or what gangs the men are connected to.

ACT Policing’s superintendent Scott Moller says witnesses were scared for their lives and is asking a...

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Feb 15 2019

Canberra inmates to live beyond the fence

Canberra inmates to live beyond the fence

Some of Canberra's low risk prisoners will soon be housed outside the high security fence.

The bold scheme has been announced by the ACT Government in order to ease growing pressure on Canberra's prison population.

Four separate accommodation blocks will be built by 2021, aimed to better prepare the men for life on the outside....

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Feb 15 2019

Canberra pastor charged with rape

Canberra pastor charged with rape

A Canberra pastor will face the ACT Magistrates Court today on charges of sexual intercourse without consent and multiple acts of indecency.

Police will allege the 53 year old used his position within the church to conduct ‘prayers of deliverance’, which involved sexual acts.

It's alleged the man would tell female parishioners they would be...

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