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Schapelle’s life behind bars

The Indonesian Justice Minister has approved Schapelle Corby’s parole application and within the next 24 hours it likely she will be released from the Bali prison that she has lived in for alomost nine years. Schapelle is now waiting for her parole papers to enter the final stages of being signed off by Kerobokan Prison boss Farid Junaedi who said he would be signing the papers on Monday. The 36-year-old was sentenced to 20 years in the Bali prison in 2005 after being found with 4.2kgs of marijuana in her body board bag. But good behaviour remissions and a clemency reduction has shortened her sentence and after nine years she looks set to be released on parole, where she will remain in Bali with her sister Mercedes. She won't be able to return to Australia until 2017. We look back at her life behind bars here.

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