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Security at Don Dale to be stepped up

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April 21, 2017

Improved security has been recommended for the Northern Territory's Don Dale Youth Detention Centre.

Improved security cameras and electronic surveillance, better training and a full security audit have been recommended for the Northern Territory's Don Dale Youth Detention Centre.

The Territory government has released a review of security arrangements at the controversial facility and says it will move on the operational and infrastructure improvement as a "matter of priority".

Minister for Territory Families Dale Wakefield says the number of escapes at Don Dale in recent months is unacceptable and highlights the urgent need to address security issues.

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