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Smoke-free prisons – 1 July 2015

By law, all prisons in Victoria will be smoke-free from 1 July 2015. No one will be 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 will be considered contraband.

While visitors to prisons will be permitted to bring tobacco and tobacco smoking accessories onto prison property, they will have to leave them in a car or in a locker at the prison. They will not be 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 will 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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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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ICPA Conference Call for Papers

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