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Cubby houses built at Fulham Correctional Centre donated to local schools
Published on:May 8, 2024
Two new cubby houses built by men undertaking a Certificate II in Construction while at Fulham Correctional Centre have been donated to local primary schools.
New donation of soft toys ready for Red Knights’ Christmas collection
Published on:December 12, 2023
Dinosaurs and teddy bears are among a donation of toys that have been handcrafted by men learning textile skills at Fulham Correctional Centre – ready for charities to gift this Christmas.
Junee Correctional Centre: Operations to move into public sector
Published on:November 1, 2023
The GEO Group Australia has learnt the NSW Government will not undertake a new tender process to continue the private operation of Junee Correctional Centre beyond the current contract, which ends on 31 March 2025.
Rail Trail project provides valuable employment for men on work release
Published on:September 25, 2023
A section of The Gippsland Plains Rail Trail in Maffra will receive a much-needed ‘facelift’ following a donation of native plants to Fulham Correctional Centre and the Maffra and Districts Landcare Network.
Backpacks sponsorship will help support vulnerable men leaving prison
Published on:July 14, 2023
An initiative to provide a backpack of essentials to some of the most vulnerable men on their release from Junee Correctional Centre has received a $5000 boost from the Fusion Walan Miya Group – the prison’s training provider.
SBS showcases Dreaming Inside program for First Nations men
Published on:July 4, 2023
The highly successful Dreaming Inside: Voices from Junee Correctional Centre writing program for First Nations inmates has featured on national television in Australia – on Indigenous station NITV and on SBS World News.
Life after prison: The Bridge Centre supports thousands of men leaving custody
Published on:January 23, 2023
Eight former prisoners have shared their personal journeys in a collection of short stories being launched to mark the five-year anniversary of The Bridge Centre – a community reintegration centre purpose-built to support men being released from Ravenhall Correctional Centre. Read the full media release
Team of inmates guarantees Lions Club’s chariots are ready for race day
Published on:October 6, 2022
Staff and inmates at Junee Correctional Centre have helped give the South Wagga Lions Club’s fleet of chariots a new lease of life in time for this year’s Cancer Council’s Relay for Life.
Men at Fulham Correctional Centre Give Back to Local Community
Published on:June 6, 2022
The restoration of an old timber bench seat has given men at Fulham Correctional Centre the opportunity to utilise their woodwork and construction skills while working on a wonderful community project.
Junee Correctional Centre Supports the Hope for Tonga Campaign
Published on:March 18, 2022
In response to January’s devastating tsunami in Tonga, staff and inmates at Junee Correctional Centre have held a range of fundraising activities to support Pasifika’s Hope for Tonga campaign.
Corrections Staff Show Commitment and Adaptability During Pandemic
Published on:January 19, 2022
Staff at Fulham Correctional Centre – managed by The GEO Group Australia – will be recognised for their commitment and adaptability during 2021’s unprecedented conditions on National Corrections Day, Friday 21 January.
Corrections Staff Demonstrate Unflagging Commitment During Pandemic
Published on:January 19, 2022
Staff at Ravenhall Correctional Centre – managed by The GEO Group Australia – will be recognised for their commitment and resilience during a challenging 2021 on National Corrections Day, Friday 21 January.
Corrections Staff Go Above and Beyond to Give Back to the Community
Published on:January 18, 2022
Staff at Junee Correctional Centre – managed by The GEO Group Australia – will celebrate their strong community partnerships and being able to give back to the Riverina community, despite the challenges of COVID-19, on National Corrections Day, Friday 21 January.
Media Statement – Health Care of Aborginal Man at Junee Correctional Centre
Published on:December 14, 2021
Serious allegations made on social media overnight regarding the health of an Aboriginal inmate at Junee Correctional Centre are inaccurate.
Donated Kennels Built By Men Working Towards Better Futures
Published on:October 25, 2021
As they work towards attaining a Certificate II in Construction, prisoners at Fulham Correctional Centre have built and donated three dog kennels to Animal Aid Gippsland.
It’s Tea Time at Junee Correctional Centre
Published on:May 26, 2021
Staff at Junee Correctional Centre will host a number of Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea events this week to raise vital funds for the Cancer Council and help make a difference in the lives of people impacted by cancer.
Changing of the guard at Junee Correctional Centre
Published on:March 16, 2021
GEO Australia has appointed a new General Manager at Junee Correctional Centre with Scott Brideoake set to retire from the role and a long-standing career in the corrections industry.
International Women’s Day – Female leadership in corrections
Published on:March 9, 2021
Staff at Fulham Correctional Centre will mark this year’s International Women’s Day, on Monday 8 March, by recognising women in leadership in a world impacted by COVID-19.
International Women’s Day – Recognition for female leaders in corrections
Published on:March 9, 2021
Ravenhall Correctional Centre will recognise the achievements and leadership of its female staff this International Women’s Day (Monday 8 March), proud that 50 per cent of its 590-strong workforce are women.
Special recognition for prison case workers on National Corrections Day
Published on:January 15, 2021
Case workers play a critical role in the rehabilitation and reintegration of prisoners and will be specially recognised by GEO Australia during today’s National Correction Day activities.
WHO Magazine – Women who inspire
Published on:January 14, 2021
WHO Magazine finds out what it’s like to work in Australia’s prisons from those on the inside.
Former prisoners reach out for COVID-19 support
Published on:December 14, 2020
Men released from the GEO Group managed Ravenhall Correctional Centre in Melbourne were provided with more than 4700 instances of telephone support and case management through The Bridge Centre, also managed by GEO, during the recent COVID-19 lockdowns.
Corrections help canines with Junee’s new Agility Park
Published on:September 11, 2020
Junee’s Dog Agility Park has been officially opened by the Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke. The park is a collaboration between the Junee Correctional Centre, Junee Shire Council and the Junee Community Consultative Committee.
Christmas Card Competition 2020
Published on:September 7, 2020
Children and grandchildren of GEO employees are invited to enter this year’s Christmas Card competition.
Junee Correctional Centre staff resilient in challenging times
Published on:May 5, 2020
In challenging conditions – including a major expansion, bushfires and the outbreak of COVID-19 – operator of the Junee Correctional Centre…
Coronavirus Statement
Managing the risk of Coronavirus in our Correctional Centres
Published on:March 20, 2020
All GEO Australia Centres implement a high standard of health and safety measures to minimise the risk of and control infectious and communicable diseases.
National Corrections Day
National Corrections Day
Published on:January 16, 2020
Friday, 17 January is National Corrections Day which is recognised across all Australian jurisdictions and New Zealand.
New prison wing means jobs boost at Junee
Published on:December 11, 2019
Junee Correctional Centre has already employed 93 additional staff to support the new prison wing which will be officially opened today (Wednesday 11 December).
Junee prison expansion officially opens
Published on:December 11, 2019
A new 480-bed maximum-security prison wing was opened today at Junee Correctional Centre, as part of the NSW Government’s $3.8 billion investment in safer communities.
WorkCover recognises and rewards safety first at Arthur Gorrie
Published on:June 5, 2019
WorkCover Queensland has recognised Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre as one of the safest prisons in the state.
Jobs for the locals is another win for Junee prison expansion
Published on:February 22, 2019
Hundreds of Riverina tradespeople and labourers are benefitting from the Junee Correctional Centre expansion, winning jobs on site and boosting the local economy.
More beds to keep Victorian prisons safe and secure
Published on:July 14, 2018
Hundreds of new beds will be opened across three Victorian prisons as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s work to boost the security and capacity of the corrections system.
Victoria’s Ravenhall Prison Project named Australia’s best infrastructure project
Published on:May 24, 2018
Victoria’s $670 million Ravenhall Prison Project has been named as Australia’s best infrastructure project at Infrastructure Partnerships Australia’s National Infrastructure Awards.
Ravenhall Correctional Centre officially opened
Published on:October 12, 2017
Victoria’s 15th and most technologically advanced prison, the Ravenhall Correctional Centre, has been officially opened by the Minister for Corrections Gayle Tierney.