11 Nov 2014

Fugitive murderer - how could this have been prevented?

From Nine To Noon, 9:08 am on 11 November 2014

Questions continue to be asked about how convicted murder and child sex offender Phillip Smith managed to gain a passport from prison and leave the country while on temporary release. Former Ombudsman and senior public servant, Mel Smith, uncovered and warned of holes in the system more than two years ago in a high level inquiry he co-chaired.