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Smoke-free prisons from 1 July 2015

By law, all prisons in Victoria have been smoke-free from 1 July 2015. No one is permitted to smoke anywhere on prison property, including carparks and any other land surrounding the prison. Tobacco and tobacco smoking accessories such as pipes, lighters and matches are considered contraband.

While visitors to prisons are permitted to bring tobacco and tobacco smoking accessories onto prison property, they must leave them in a car or in a locker at the prison. They are not able to leave visits centres for a cigarette and return to the visit.

Visitor fact sheets are available at visit centres at all prisons.

Smoke free prisons provide a healthier and safer workplace for everybody, a safer prison system and a better quality of life for people who quit smoking.

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View the location and contact details for each of the prisons and corrections offices across Victoria


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Prisoner transport services contract awarded

The Victorian Government has announced the awarding of the new contract for the transport of prisoners between courts, prisons, youth justice centres and police stations.

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Victorian Budget outcomes 2015-16

Corrections Victoria has been allocated $332.8 million funding to provide much needed support for prisons and Community Correctional Services in the Victorian Budget 2015-16.

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Women prisoners make poppies for Anzac Day

A group of women prisoners at the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre in Melbourne has spent the last year crocheting and knitting poppies for this year’s Anzac Day remembrance.

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ICPA Conference Call for Papers

The call for papers for the ICPA Conference is now open and closes on 31 May 2015.

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