Confinement of baby Chamberlain

Baby Chamberlain' s mother 

Cabinet noted that the Minister for Community Development had determined, based on all available advice that the baby Chamberlain could not be confined with the mother at Berrimah Prison or at any other institution.

The events surrounding the delivery of the baby Chamberlain were matters to be resolved between the Chamberlains’ doctor, the Director of Correctional Services and the Medical Superintendent at Darwin Hospital.

Read the Cabinet decision - without submission, decision number 2631 of 5 November 1982 (68.8 kb).

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