More than 120 people have joined a class action against the Tasmanian Government, claiming they were abused while in the care of the state at the Ashley Youth Detention Centre.
The class action will claim the Tasmanian Government breached its duty of care over alleged abuse at the Ashley Youth Detention Centre.
Lawyer Angela Sdrinis said the bulk of the claims about the northern Tasmanian centre related to a period from about 1970 to 2010.
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