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  • Not all baaaaad: Cooma inmates help drought-stricken farmers
    Last published on 23 Sep 2019 in News

    Cooma Correctional Centre staff and inmates are easing the pressure on drought-stricken graziers, by feeding and housing orphaned lambs until they’re healthy enough to return to the land.|Cooma Correctional Centre staff and inmates are easing [...]

  • Crime and punishment under spotlight as criminologists converge on Sydney
    Last published on 16 Sep 2019 in News

    The world’s best criminologists and practitioners will meet in Sydney this week to share their knowledge on the best ways to manage offenders on parole and probation in the community.|The world’s best criminologists and practitioners [...]

  • Decision-making: a right not a privilege for people with disability
    Last published on 10 Sep 2019 in News

    Everyday life consists of multiple decision-making exercises, from the routine like working out what time to get up in the morning, to the more complex and possibly life-changing ones such as buying a house and [...]

  • Pups partner with prison inmates on new program
    Last published on 06 Sep 2019 in News

    Inmates will teach new dogs new tricks when they’re given the responsibility to care and train rescue dogs from a Tamworth shelter.|Inmates will teach new dogs new tricks when they’re given the responsibility to care [...]

  • New MyHousing app goes live
    Last published on 26 Aug 2019 in News

    Housing clients can now more easily access and manage a range of housing services through a new app. MyHousing is the first of its kind in Australia and saves tenants time and the inconvenience of [...]

  • Mob vs mob at prison Koori Cook Off
    Last published on 20 Aug 2019 in News

    Corrective Services NSW staff have gone head-to-head with minimum-security inmates in a Koori Cook Off as part of NAIDOC celebrations at the South Coast Correctional Centre, in Nowra.|Corrective Services NSW staff have gone head-to-head with [...]

  • Colour me impressed: Central West NDIS participants thank Bathurst inmates
    Last published on 08 Aug 2019 in News

    Staff and participants from a Central West NDIS provider have thanked Bathurst Correctional Centre inmates for their help refreshing the group’s facility in Orange.|Staff and participants from a Central West NDIS provider have thanked Bathurst [...]

  • Multicultural students learn about their legal rights
    Last published on 06 Aug 2019 in News

    Fairfield and Liverpool courthouses have opened their doors to nearly 500 multicultural students to help them understand their legal rights and how they can access support when they need it.|Fairfield and Liverpool courthouses have opened [...]

  • $25,000 phone plan proves poor value for South Coast inmate July
    Last published on 03 Aug 2019 in News

    A South Coast Correctional Centre inmate will be questioning his choice of phone plan after being caught with a shopping bag full of mobile phones and drug paraphernalia.|A South Coast Correctional Centre inmate will be [...]

  • Wellington inmates move back onside with refereeing program
    Last published on 29 Jul 2019 in News

    A Wellington Correctional Centre program training inmates to become nationally accredited footy referees has reached a new milestone, with inmates being employed to referee local weekend games.|A Wellington Correctional Centre program training inmates to become [...]

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Last updated: 13 Feb 2020