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On This Day ……. 28th of August 1882

It was stated in Parliament on this day in 1882, that all Victorian Gaols should be made as far as possible self-supporting, except of course in the case of an institution like the Geelong Gaol, which is used as an invalid prison, to which are sent old and worn-out prisoners arrested for the most part to save them from abject destitution.

 

On This Day ……. 28th of August 1882

It was stated in Parliament on this day in 1882, that all Victorian Gaols should be made as far as possible self-supporting, except of course in the case of an institution like the Geelong Gaol, which is used as an invalid prison, to which are sent old and worn-out prisoners arrested for the most part to save them from abject destitution.