Corrections Victoria has returned prisoners who were evacuated from Beechworth Correctional Centre on Friday, 3 January 2020.
- The centre’s Emergency Preparedness Plan was activated on 3 January due to increased levels of smoke impacting staff and prisoners.
- Arrangements were put in place to ensure the safety of all prisoners and staff during the evacuation and prisoners were not in immediate danger at any time.
- Normal operations and weekend visit arrangements have now resumed at Beechworth Correctional Centre.
Note: the email address below is the Corrections Victoria general email; the prison does not have its own general email address.
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