Grampians region prisons are recruiting for hundreds of new prison officers to work at the expanded facilities.
Welcome to Corrections, Prisons & Parole
Find information about the adult corrections system in Victoria, Australia, including community corrections, remand, prison, parole and release. Victoria's corrections system is overseen by Corrections Victoria – a business unit of the Department of Justice – and Justice Health, along with independent bodies the Office of Correctional Services Review and the Adult Parole Board.
Expansion work at Ararat's Hopkins Correctional Centre is about to reach a major milestone with the first new prisoner beds set to be completed.
The Victorian Government has announced more than $131.5 million in infrastructure funding for 357 beds across the male prison system as part of the 2013–14 Victorian State Budget released on 7 May
A new video series providing information on how to visit a family member or friend in prison is now available.
Two reports into the management of parolees in Victoria were released on 22 August 2013. Copies of the reports are available in our publications section.
Passive Alert Dog (PAD) training courses have been conducted in Victoria since 1998, and fully-trained dogs and their handlers make an important contribution to security in Victoria’s prison system.