Department for Correctional Services

Reducing Reoffending

Reoffending has a cost: more crime, more victims and more expense. We have a strategy to reduce it by 10% by 2020.

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Frontline jobs in prison or community

A new career with huge opportunities: come and work with the Department for Correctional Services in South Australia

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Public holiday information

Christmas is coming - and public holidays can affect office services. Find out about Xmas arrangements at DCS and the ch…

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The Department for Correctional Services makes South Australia a better, safer, place by protecting the public from those who can cause harm and by reducing re-offending.

The Department has an important role in the criminal justice system in South Australia. We maintain safe and secure facilities for prisoners and supervise offenders in the community.

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