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Police investigate teen riot at Barwon Prison's Grevillea unit - The Age

Police are investigating after 16 teenagers rioted and injured a guard at Victoria's maximum-security prison near Geelong on Monday night. It is believed the teens at Barwon Prison's Grevillea unit, which remains in lockdown, started fighting at about ...and more »

Capsicum spray used on 'multiple occasions' on teens inside Victorian adult prison, court hears - ABC Online

Capsicum spray has been used on "multiple occasions" in the past fortnight against teenagers being held inside Victoria's Barwon Prison, the Supreme Court has heard. Key points: Capsicum spray approved for use against teens inside adult prison on ...and more »

Barwon Prison: Youth offenders injure prison officer, use rocks and fire extinguishers during riot - ABC Online

Authorities are investigating what sparked a fight which led to a four-hour riot at Barwon Prison, south-west of Melbourne, leaving a prison officer injured and property damaged with rocks and fire extinguishers. The 16 teenage inmates involved had ...and more »

Another youth detention centre riot in Melbourne - The New Daily

Victoria's beleaguered youth justice system is under pressure again after young offenders rioted at Barwon prison. The disturbance came as separately thousands of Werribee residents rallied against the plan to build a new youth detention centre there ...and more »

Young Offenders Trash Victoria's Barwon Prison - Huffington Post Australia

Young offenders have trashed a section of Victoria's Barwon Prison in the latest riot to break out in the state's troubled youth detention system. Victorian Corrections Commissioner Jan Shuard said the riot erupted at the prison's youth justice ...and more »

Emergency services called to Barwon Prison's Grevillea unit - The Age

Emergency services were called to Victoria's maximum security prison on Monday night after a fight broke out among juvenile detainees. A source told Fairfax Media that a group of teenage offenders at the Barwon Prison's Grevillea unit started fighting ...and more »

Youths riot at Barwon prison following news report - NEWS.com.au

YOUTHS have rioted at Barwon prison and a source says it was provoked by a news report and they should have watched Family Feud instead. AAPFebruary 14, 20177:39am. A CFA truck waits outside Barwon Prison following an alleged riot.Source:News Corp ...and more »