Allegations Tasmanian Government breached duty of care at Ashley Youth Detention Centre | ABC News

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Lawyers are preparing a class action on behalf of former detainees and residents alleging children were strip-searched and forced to spend excessive time in isolation.

After interviews with 100 former Ashley detainees, lawyer Sebastian Buscemi is preparing a class action.

The action will focus on excessive use of isolation, excessive strip searching, and the use of what is though to be a scabies cream being applied to children’s genitals.

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