Cessnock jail expansion planned 'cart before the horse', community meeting hears | video, photos, poll

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By Brodie Owen
Updated August 7 2016 - 10:06pm, first published 10:45am

CESSNOCK will bear the brunt of the state’s rapidly growing prison population, despite community opposition and questions over its ability to cope with a quarter of the state’s new inmates.

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Brodie Owen is a police reporter for the Newcastle Herald.

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