'Shocking failures': NT royal commission calls for closure of Don Dale

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Commissioners uphold allegations of abuse in Darwin’s youth detention system and say the law is being ignored

The Don Dale juvenile detention centre must close its high security unit immediately, the Northern Territory royal commission into the protection and detention of children has recommended.

The inquiry’s final report, released on Friday, found “shocking and systemic failures” over many years that were known about but ignored at the highest levels, commissioners Margaret White and Mick Gooda said.

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