The young man at the centre of NT abuse is seeking parole

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Wed 27 July 2016

11 mins

Dylan Voller is the young man at the heart of the 4 Corner’s report into the abuse of children in the Don Dale detention centre in the Northern Territory. Now his lawyer, Peter O Brien, is seeking his release from an adult prison on parole. He says the NT Government needs to ensure that he is given the proper support for rehabilitation and healing.

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