The Gaol replaced prison hulks (moored nearby in Stingray Bay between Eastern Beach and Point Henry) and an old, small, log walled prison in South Geelong where prisoners had lived in absolute squalor. When prisoners were first relocated to the new facility, they would have been pleased by the upgrade in their living conditions; however by today’s standard of prison accommodation, certainly they were not being pampered in any shape or form.

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