The Hon. Anthony Roberts MP
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South Nowra Prison celebrates 10 years
Last published on 12 Nov 2020 in Media Releases
The South Coast Correctional Centre is celebrating a decade of building community partnerships, creating local jobs and providing vital training, education and programs to inmates.
Prison staff prevent contraband drugs being stitched up
Last published on 26 Oct 2020 in The Hon. Anthony Roberts MP
Vigilant correctional officers have been praised for their seamless efforts after finding contraband drugs hidden inside shoulder pads, suit linings and shoe soles sent to inmates for legal appearances.
Prison top boss reflects on four decades in corrections
Last published on 01 Oct 2020 in Media Releases
Corrective Services NSW Commissioner Peter Severin is today marking a 40 year career in corrections, a period which has seen dramatic changes in prison technology and the types of offenders and the crimes they commit.
Strong early results for landmark justice reforms
Last published on 27 Aug 2020 in Media Releases
The first evaluation of the NSW Government’s sentencing reforms shows they are working as intended by giving more offenders an opportunity to turn their lives around.
NSW prisons - a day in the life
Last published on 22 Jul 2020 in Media Releases
Corrective Services NSW officers often deal with many serious incidents across the state’s 36 prisons, such as fights, fires, discovery of contraband, and urgent action to save the lives of inmates wanting to self-harm.
Prison provides $560M boost to Clarence
Last published on 25 Jun 2020 in Media Releases
The Grafton region will receive a $560 million boost to its economy over the next two decades with the opening this week of Australia’s largest prison.
New campaign to stop public threats of violence
Last published on 26 May 2020 in Media Releases
A multimedia campaign launched today will target hate and xenophobia including online abuse and in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Parklea correctional centre expansion
Last published on 11 Mar 2020 in Media Releases
A new 500-bed maximum-security prison wing was officially opened in Western Sydney today by Minister for Counter Terrorism and Corrections Anthony Roberts, Member for Riverstone Kevin Conolly and Blacktown Mayor Tony Bleasdale OAM.
New Chair for the State Parole Authority
Last published on 05 Feb 2020 in Media Releases
A highly regarded District Court Acting Judge with more than 20 years’ experience as a Crown Prosecutor has been appointed as the new Chairman of the State Parole Authority (SPA).
Corrections staff honoured on Australia Day
Last published on 26 Jan 2020 in Media Releases
Four Corrective Services NSW officers with a combined work history of 100 years were recognised today for their exceptional service in the Australia Day Honours.