Department for Correctional Services

Prison life

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

  • Admission process

    What happens on arrival at a prison...

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    The first seven days

    Orientation, induction and who to approach for help and advice...

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    Prisoner management

    Case management, safety, work programs and structured days...

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    Prisoner health and wellbeing

    Health issues, health care, special needs and diet information...

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    Prisoner money

    Prison guidelines regarding cash, money and prisoner accounts...

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    Property

    Property limits and contraband...

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    Prisoner canteen

    Safe and secure access to additional food supplies, toiletries and other common...

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    Prisoner mail

    Information about sending and receiving mail and packages while in prison...

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    Telephone access

    Information about prisoner access to telephones, who they can call, and paying...

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    Public Holidays and Christmas arrangements

    Information about changes to prison routines during Public Holidays...

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    Domestic Visitors

    Information for prisoners regarding visitor access for friends and family members...

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Admission process

What happens on arrival at a prison...

Find out more

The first seven days

Orientation, induction and who to approach for help and advice...

Find out more

Prisoner management

Case management, safety, work programs and structured days...

Find out more

Prisoner health and wellbeing

Health issues, health care, special needs and diet information...

Find out more

Prisoner money

Prison guidelines regarding cash, money and prisoner accounts...

Find out more

Property

Property limits and contraband...

Find out more

Prisoner canteen

Safe and secure access to additional food supplies, toiletries and other common items...

Find out more

Prisoner mail

Information about sending and receiving mail and packages while in prison...

Find out more

Telephone access

Information about prisoner access to telephones, who they can call, and paying for the calls...

Find out more

Public Holidays and Christmas arrangements

Information about changes to prison routines during Public Holidays...

Find out more

Domestic Visitors

Information for prisoners regarding visitor access for friends and family members...

Find out more
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