This standard is also known as the ‘Nelson Mandela Rules’ and is a landmark update of the Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners first adopted in 1955 and the result of five years of negotiations among Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs), including UNODC, civil society groups and independent experts and consultants. (October 2015)
Port Phillip Prison (PPP) and Ravenhall Correctional Centre is currently experiencing issues with the phone network. Communication with the facilities is limited. The prison operator is working to restore service as quickly as possible.
For urgent welfare concerns, please contact Corrections Victoria on 1300 191 835 or email email@example.com .