Department for Correctional Services

Prison

All about our prisons in South Australia

  • About our prisons

    A brief overview of our prison system...

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    Prison locations

    Full details including locations, maps, contact details and visiting arrangements...

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    Arrest and court

    Find out what happens after an arrest – but before DCS gets...

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    Court reports

    DCS may be asked to write reports about you and your background....

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    Remanded in custody

    Remand is when someone is held in custody while waiting for their...

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    Going to prison

    Getting organised before court, planning what to take with you – what...

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    Prison life

    Everything about being in prison – from the admission process to applying...

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    Professional visitors

    Information for professional visitors. These are non domestic visitors – such as...

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    Women prisoners with children

    Advice and services for female prisoners with children, infants or if they...

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    Intervention orders

    Find out about intervention orders, how they relate to prisoners and how...

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    Release from prison

    Find out about release from prison, and the support available...

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    Support

    Volunteer support services by DCS and external support groups...

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    Prison words

    Explaining some prison words and DCS terminology...

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About our prisons

A brief overview of our prison system...

Find out more

Prison locations

Full details including locations, maps, contact details and visiting arrangements...

Find out more

Arrest and court

Find out what happens after an arrest – but before DCS gets involved...

Find out more

Court reports

DCS may be asked to write reports about you and your background. Victims can make impact statements....

Find out more

Remanded in custody

Remand is when someone is held in custody while waiting for their trial or sentencing...

Find out more

Going to prison

Getting organised before court, planning what to take with you – what happens after sentencing...

Find out more

Prison life

Everything about being in prison – from the admission process to applying for release...

Find out more

Professional visitors

Information for professional visitors. These are non domestic visitors – such as a lawyer, or a Chaplain...

Find out more

Women prisoners with children

Advice and services for female prisoners with children, infants or if they are pregnant when going to prison...

Find out more

Intervention orders

Find out about intervention orders, how they relate to prisoners and how DCS enforces them...

Find out more

Release from prison

Find out about release from prison, and the support available...

Find out more

Support

Volunteer support services by DCS and external support groups...

Find out more

Prison words

Explaining some prison words and DCS terminology...

Find out more
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