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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 items...

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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 for the calls...

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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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