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Dhurringile Prison review

The Secretary to the Department of Justice commissioned a review of Dhurringile Prison following a number of escapes from the prison between September 2013 and August 2014.

The review has now been completed. Interested people can find out more about the review, its findings and the additional measures to be introduced in this community bulletin, which was released on 16 December 2014.


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People standing around Ali Coskun who is holding the new logo & a framed certificate.

Prisoners on the Run has a new logo

Tatura Primary School Year 6 student Ali Coskun was pleasantly surprised when staff from the Department of Justice attended his school on Thursday, 6 November 2014 to announce that he had won a competition to design a new logo for the Prisoners on the Run program.

ANZAC garden at Melbourne Assessment prison

Remembrance Day ceremony at the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre

On 11 November 2014, the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre (DPFC) held a Remembrance Day ceremony. Women prisoners at DPFC hand-crafted poppies that will also be used as part of the 100 Year ceremony for ANZAC Day in 2015 at Federation Square.

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Raptor Rehabilitation Program

Beechworth Correctional Centre minimum security prisoners are spreading their wings to nurse some of the State’s most dangerous birds of prey back to health as part of an innovative prisoner rehabilitation program.

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Staff wanted at Grampians Region prisons

Grampians region prisons are recruiting for hundreds of new prison officers to work at the expanded facilities.

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