Inmates strike over price hikes

March 22, 2024 8:15 am in by
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Prisoners at Lara’s Marngoneet Correctional Centre angry over the living pressures inside the facility have taken strike action.

The reports the inmates at the medium-security jail were not happy at the price hike of some canteen items.

However the strike was called off when management threatened to shut the canteen.

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The Department of Justice and Community Safety told the Herald Sun the issue was safely resolved and the prison is operating as normal.

Prisoners are paid between $3.95 and $8.95 each day.