Detention Centre Riot Sparks Call for a Judicial Review

The Frank Baxter Riot has raised voices asking for a review. Photo: ABC Radio Central Coast website

The Public Service Association (PSA) has called for a judicial review into the juvenile justice system in NSW in the wake of a violent two-day riot at Frank Baxter Juvenile Justice Centre at Kariong which saw 21 detainees facing charges.

The riot broke out at around 8.30pm on Sunday, July 21 after a number of inmates escaped from containment and began releasing other inmates, assaulting some in process.

Full story in this week’s Coast Community News print edition, available now…