Category Archives: Correctional Administration

Martin Pakula MP

AUDIO: Labor shadow minister @MartinPakulaMP alleges cover up in Victorian prison swine flu outbreak | ABC NewsRadio

Prisoners at the Marngoneet Correctional Centre near Geelong are in lockdown amid fears of a swine flu outbreak. Authorities have isolated five prisoners in their cells for two days after they tested positive to the highly infectious virus. Doctors are

Martin Pakula MP

AUDIO: Labor shadow minister @MartinPakulaMP alleges cover up in Victorian prison swine flu outbreak | ABC NewsRadio

Prisoners at the Marngoneet Correctional Centre near Geelong are in lockdown amid fears of a swine flu outbreak. Authorities have isolated five prisoners in their cells for two days after they tested positive to the highly infectious virus. Doctors are

South Australia

SA judge says prisons do not rehabilitate, they punish, to think otherwise is to ‘kid ourselves’ | The Advertiser

  PRISON is an environment for punishment, not the effective rehabilitation of criminals, and to think otherwise would be to “kid ourselves”, a District Court judge says. In an extraordinarily frank exchange yesterday, Judge Paul Muscat said jails were “not

South Australia

SA judge says prisons do not rehabilitate, they punish, to think otherwise is to ‘kid ourselves’ | The Advertiser

  PRISON is an environment for punishment, not the effective rehabilitation of criminals, and to think otherwise would be to “kid ourselves”, a District Court judge says. In an extraordinarily frank exchange yesterday, Judge Paul Muscat said jails were “not

Victoria

Marngoneet prison lockdown after inmates test positive to swine flu | Herald Sun

PRISONERS are in lockdown amid fears swine flu could spread throughout a Victorian jail. Corrections Victoria confirmed five prisoners at the Marngoneet Correctional Centre have been isolated in their cells for two days after testing positive to the disease. Staff

Victoria

Marngoneet prison lockdown after inmates test positive to swine flu | Herald Sun

PRISONERS are in lockdown amid fears swine flu could spread throughout a Victorian jail. Corrections Victoria confirmed five prisoners at the Marngoneet Correctional Centre have been isolated in their cells for two days after testing positive to the disease. Staff

New South Wales

NSW Attorney-General: Grafton Jail not fit to hold prisoners | Clarence Valley Daily Examiner

GRAFTON Jail is not fit to hold a prisoner, NSW Attorney-General Brad Hazzard has told an estimates committee meeting. Opposition justice spokesman Paul Lynch said Mr Hazzard made the comments when addressing the committee on August 20. MORE…. via A-G:

New South Wales

NSW Attorney-General: Grafton Jail not fit to hold prisoners | Clarence Valley Daily Examiner

GRAFTON Jail is not fit to hold a prisoner, NSW Attorney-General Brad Hazzard has told an estimates committee meeting. Opposition justice spokesman Paul Lynch said Mr Hazzard made the comments when addressing the committee on August 20. MORE…. via A-G:

wa

WA Govt considers moving women prisoners to Hakea Prison to combat overcrowding at Bandyup | ABC News

Female prisoners could soon be housed at Hakea Prison, currently a men-only jail, under plans being considered by the State Government. WA’s main womens prison, Bandyup, continues to be plagued by overcrowding, with some inmates sleeping on mattresses on the

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WA Govt considers moving women prisoners to Hakea Prison to combat overcrowding at Bandyup | ABC News

Female prisoners could soon be housed at Hakea Prison, currently a men-only jail, under plans being considered by the State Government. WA’s main womens prison, Bandyup, continues to be plagued by overcrowding, with some inmates sleeping on mattresses on the

Northern Territory

Inmates suspected of breaking out of Darwin Prison, returning drunk, to appear in court | ABC News

A group of prisoners suspected of breaking out of Darwin’s Berrimah Prison, before getting drunk and scaling a fence to return, will be required to attend court to face possible charges of escaping custody. Police have been investigating allegations that

Northern Territory

Inmates suspected of breaking out of Darwin Prison, returning drunk, to appear in court | ABC News

A group of prisoners suspected of breaking out of Darwin’s Berrimah Prison, before getting drunk and scaling a fence to return, will be required to attend court to face possible charges of escaping custody. Police have been investigating allegations that

wa

WA task force staffed by organised crime squad & Dept of Corrective Services integrity unit to crack down on jail crime | Yahoo!7

Evidence that WA’s prisons are awash with drugs has led to the formation of a permanent task force dedicated to fighting organised crime and corruption in the States jails. The task force will be jointly staffed by detectives from the

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WA task force staffed by organised crime squad & Dept of Corrective Services integrity unit to crack down on jail crime | Yahoo!7

Evidence that WA’s prisons are awash with drugs has led to the formation of a permanent task force dedicated to fighting organised crime and corruption in the States jails. The task force will be jointly staffed by detectives from the