Fashion crimes: Alexander Maconochie Centre inmates set for wardrobe overhaul – The Canberra Times

The ACT authorities is available in the market to offer inmates on the Alexander Maconochie Centre a wardrobe overhaul.

On the federal government's purchasing record are 800 pairs of black monitor pants, 1000 pairs of black thongs and 1500 pairs of black males's and girls's underwear.

The necessities are set in a request for tender doc launched by the Justice and Neighborhood Security Directorate earlier this week.

As many as 440 inmates are housed on the AMC, a minimal-to-most safety facility with each female and male detainees.

"Every detainee inside the facility is required to put on AMC issued clothes and footwear throughout their incarceration," learn the tender doc.

"When a detainee arrives on the AMC they obtain the allotted clothes quantity within the colors related to their sentence."

Every inmate receives one polo shirt, two t-shirts, three pairs of socks, three pairs of underwear and one pair of thongs, whereas feminine inmates additionally obtain three bras.

Feminine uniforms vary from dimension eight to dimension 26, whereas male uniforms vary from small to 6XL.

Lots of the clothes gadgets include particular necessities to guard the protection of inmates and guards.

Thongs should be "double plug commonplace" and never within the "flip-flop model", monitor pants ought to have elastic waist bands and no pockets, whereas bras mustn't have wires.

Metal caps are outlawed in prisoners' work boots and all footwear needs to be Velcro, not lace-up.

The request for tender closes on April 27, with the winner of the contract suggested in Might or June. 

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