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PRISONS TO GET WOMEN’S TOUCH

The thought of confronting a rioting prisoner is not exactly the career many parents have in mind for their daughters.

But the Corrective Services sector is attracting increasing numbers of women – excited by the diversity and challenges of life on the right side of the prison system.

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About Stephen Mount

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Stephen Mount began his media career as a reporter and producer with NBN almost 20 years ago before taking up a role with National Nine News in 2003, where he was the Northern Territory's sport and weekend news presenter and presenter / producer of his own weekly sports show. In 2006 he joined the Newcastle Knights as Media and Communications Manager where he spent five seasons before moving to the Hunter Medical Research Institute. After six years in business management he's returned to NBN as a casual reporter and producer while studying law at the University of Newcastle.

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