$61.8m prison expansion – Minister inspects facility

PRISON VISIT: Correctional Services Minister Chris Picton visited the Mount Gambier Prison this week to inspect progress on the expansion of the facility.

THE $61.8m Mount Gambier Prison expansion is set for completion in June, which will make the correctional services facility the second-largest complex in South Australia.

When the new 160-bed residential style prisoner accommodation complex is completed, the Mount Gambier Prison will be home to 653 prisoners, just eight shy of the Port Augusta Prison.

Correctional Services Minister Chris Picton toured the construction site yesterday and was impressed with


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