St Helier's Correctional Centre near Muswellbrook 'dilapidated and dirty': Inspector of Custodial Services report

Matt Carr
Updated November 22 2022 - 3:16pm, first published November 21 2022 - 8:36am
A St Heliers cell during the December inspections. The report found parts of the compound were "dilapidated, visibly in need of repairs, and dirty".

A HUNTER minimum security jail's housing requires urgent repair and security upgrades, an assessment of the facility has concluded.

Matt Carr

Matt Carr

Newcastle Herald deputy editor

Matt began his Newcastle Herald career as a cadet in 2009. He is a Walkley nominated reporter who has covered councils, police and general news rounds across the Upper Hunter, Port Stephens, Maitland, Lake Macquarie, Cessnock and Newcastle. Now his focus is on digital storytelling and breaking news.