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Facebook auction of inmate art raises $1,410 for Foodbank Friday
Last published on 21 Feb 2020 in News
Five NSW inmates who donated artworks to be auctioned on Facebook have helped raise $1,410 for the Foodbank Bushfire Emergency Relief Appeal.
Prison officers to wear body-worn cameras
Last published on 18 Feb 2020 in News
Frontline officers working in Corrective Services NSW are being rolled out with new cutting-edge body-worn camera technology to improve officer safety and operational transparency.
South Coast inmates provide refuge for wombats
Last published on 13 Feb 2020 in News
Prison staff and inmates have dug deep for bush-fire affected wombats by building the furry marsupials a new enclosure.
NSW Government domestic violence grant gives children a safe place to play
Last published on 13 Feb 2020 in Media Releases
Children who have fled violent homes with their families will be able to enjoy some new play equipment, with a Bourke refuge recently benefiting from a $10,000 NSW Government grant.
Family visits made friendlier with prison playground
Last published on 28 Jan 2020 in News
A new visits area and playgrounds have opened at a western Sydney prison, providing a multi-purpose space for female inmates to connect with their loved ones and Aboriginal culture.
Corrective Services NSW staff honoured on Australia Day
Last published on 26 Jan 2020 in News
The outstanding service of four Corrective Services NSW officers at Long Bay, Goulburn, Leichhardt and Silverwater has been recognised in this year’s Australia Day Honours List.
Bushfire recovery support now in one place
Last published on 24 Jan 2020 in News
Individuals and businesses impacted by bushfires can now access information about essential government services all in one location.
Update to child protection reporting
Last published on 20 Jan 2020 in News
Expansion of mandatory reporter groups and greater protections for reporters
National Corrections Day 2020 – We Are Family
Last published on 17 Jan 2020 in News
Today marks National Corrections Day, celebrating the 10,000 correctional staff in NSW - and the 25,000 frontline officers across Australia – who do an important job rehabilitating offenders and keeping the community safe.
Illawarra inmates help rebuild fire-ravaged dingo sanctuary
Last published on 09 Jan 2020 in News
Staff and inmates from the Illawarra Reintegration Centre have been praised for their efforts to help rebuild a dingo shelter destroyed by bushfires.