Full interview: PM Turnbull puts new parole guidelines on the agenda
The Federal Attorney-General could intervene in parole matters, in terrorist-related cases.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull put that matter on the agenda in an interview Neil Mitchell today.
It follows revelations the man behind the Brighton terrorist attack was out on parole.
State and territory leaders will be discussing changes at a COAG meeting this Friday.
“At the very least, a decision to grant parole to a person with this background … that is a decision that should go to the very top,” he said.
Mr Turnbull has told Neil Mitchell the issue is above party politics
“I don’t want to make this a partisan or political issue. This is a question of national leadership.”
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