prison overcrowding

Sex toy thief released from jail

Premium Content Sex toy thief released from jail

Thief was forced to sleep on prison floor after stealing sex toys

Prison guards threaten to rape, bash former inmate

Premium Content Prison guards threaten to rape, bash former inmate

Prison guards threatened to bash and rape a former inmate

Inmate numbers could hit six figures

Premium Content Inmate numbers could hit six figures

Prisons have been overcrowded since at least 2012

Prison strikes: Several jails locked down

Premium Content Prison strikes: Several jails locked down

Prison officers have walked off the job today in a wage dispute

Homelessness and mental illness rife among prisoners

Premium Content Homelessness and mental illness rife among prisoners

Prisoners are more likely to be ill and homeless

Huge legal bid to bar prison officer strikes

Premium Content Huge legal bid to bar prison officer strikes

It's state vs union in the matter of prison strikes

$150m detention centre to fight overcrowding

Premium Content $150m detention centre to fight overcrowding

Massive cash splash as government tries to tackle overcrowding

Rookie jail staff left to watch inmates at crowded jail

Rookie jail staff left to watch inmates at crowded jail

SENIOR staff have been locked out of the prison