Topic: "Minister for Corrections"
The independent review into the serious assault on prisoner Tony Mokbel at the maximum-security Barwon Prison has delivered 16 recommendations for Corrections Victoria and the Victorian Government. The Andrews Labor Government appointed the Honourable David Ipp AO QC, a former New South Wales Appeal Judge..
The Andrews Labor Government has unveiled new custom-built vehicles specifically designed to transport the state’s highest security prisoners safely and securely.
Corrections Victoria’s new all-female prison officer squad has completed tactical training and will soon start work in the women’s prison system, helping to keep the community safe.
Victoria’s prisons will be expanded and made stronger, with boosted offending behaviour programs, as the Andrews Labor Government takes action to break the cycle of reoffending, continue keeping the community safe, and creating jobs in the process.
A new 48-bed unit for women prisoners with complex needs will open at the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre (DPFC) today, completing a Mental Health and Wellbeing Precinct worth more than $40 million.