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Our response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

20 March 2020
Corrections Victoria is responding to the potential risk of Coronavirus COVID-19 to ensure the safety of staff, prisoners and visitors. This information was last updated on 6 April 2020.

Prison mural unveiled

12 March 2020
Congratulations to everyone who was involved in painting the Melbourne Assessment Prison's giant new mural.
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National Corrections Day 2020

29 January 2020
The Minister for Corrections Ben Carroll thanked corrections staff for their efforts in safeguarding the community and helping to prevent reoffending, on National Corrections Day 2020, which was celebrated on Friday, 17 January with the theme “We Are Family”.
The Australian Corrections Medal

Australia Day Honours 2020

28 January 2020
Congratulations to a number of our people who were recognised in the Australia Day 2020 Honours List – a highly prestigious celebration of excellence for significant contributions to our society.
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Prisoners improving their physical and mental health

28 November 2019
Dhurringile Prison staff have teamed up with prisoners to help break a 'parkrun' world record, and support their efforts to improve their physical and mental health.
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New detention unit for most dangerous offenders

7 October 2019
A detention unit to house Victoria’s most dangerous offenders after they have completed their prison sentences has been opened at Barwon Prison.
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Reducing women's reoffending

4 October 2019
The Victorian Government is expanding support services and programs focused on reducing the number of women in prison.
The Australian Corrections Medal

Australian Corrections Medal awarded to Corrections staff

17 June 2019
Congratulations to Corrections Victoria staff members Tracy Jones and Shaun Braybrook, who were the recipients of the prestigious Australian Corrections Medal (ACM) in the Queen's Birthday Honours, which were announced on 10 June 2019.
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Corrections Budget for 2019-20 released

31 May 2019
The Victorian Government is investing more than $1.8 billion to ensure that prisons are able to keep pace with demand.
ANZAC memorial garden

ANZAC Day 2019

30 May 2019