Latest prison News

Taranaki man sentenced to jail for spitting at Police
Stay Home, Save Lives – or pay consequences
QCS announces new isolation procedures for prisoners
Work progressing on Southern Remand Centre
Three men located after escape attempt at Cowell
Buy local and support Freo businesses
Tough penalties to protect essential frontline workers during pandemic
Strict COVID-19 measures in place for Tasmanian prisons
State’s longest-serving female superintendent retires after 32 years
COVID-19: Release non-violent prisoners in WA to avoid health catastrophe in prisons
Statement from Police Commissioner Mike Bush after guilty pleas in Operation Deans prosecution
Officer at Wolston Correctional Centre tests positive for COVID-19
Greens WA call for reduction in prison population to reduce spread of coronavirus
Ten year ban for real estate sales rep after criminal convictions
Death – NT Correctional Services
Personal prison visits temporarily suspended
Special state powers triggered to combat coronavirus
NZ police charge four over Auckland Prison death
Wrongfully convicted death-row inmate shares story at Penn State Fayette
Huge milestone for new Southern Queensland prison
Name release after death at Auckland Prison
Shelton fails to come clean on Westbury prison site negotiations
Victorian Guardianship Reforms Now Law
Pre-insolvency adviser imprisoned for money laundering
Boost for Forensic Mental Health and Addiction specialist training
Westbury residents deceived again
Sentencing for blackmail and child exploitation imagery
Attempted escape, Capricornia Correctional Centre
All South Australians successfully transition to smoke free
Yet another Corrections failure under Davis
Elise Archer can’t ignore Risdon risk
‘Making turn’: from inmate to scholar
National will oppose prisoners getting vote
Hunger strike new way to get early release
Stabbing victim reunites with strangers who saved her
Police charge two men with DV offences in Eastgardens
Escapee located at Newcastle, NSW
New offence for non-disclosure in child abuse cases
New Framework to reduce criminalisation of young people
Woman convicted for neglecting severely matted cavaliers, prompting RSPCA warning about needs of high-care dog breeds
A whole-of-government approach could address reoffending and reimprisonment
Landmark High Court ruling confirms Aboriginal Australians are not “aliens” under Constitution
New report recommends whole-of-government approach to address reoffending and reimprisonment
Independent review of Townsville Correctional Complex kicks off
Police charge pair over prison contraband, South Australia
Police arrest woman for drug trafficking, South Australia
Token consultation with Westbury community
Concerns about growing NSW prison population