Junee Correctional Centre: Operations to move into public sector
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Changing of the guard at Junee Correctional Centre
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
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
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
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.
Former prisoners reach out for COVID-19 support
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
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.
Junee Correctional Centre staff resilient in challenging times
In challenging conditions – including a major expansion, bushfires and the outbreak of COVID-19 – operator of the Junee Correctional Centre…
Managing the risk of Coronavirus in our Correctional Centres
All GEO Australia Centres implement a high standard of health and safety measures to minimise the risk of and control infectious and communicable diseases.
WorkCover recognises and rewards safety first at Arthur Gorrie
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
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
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
Victoria’s $670 million Ravenhall Prison Project has been named as Australia’s best infrastructure project at Infrastructure Partnerships Australia’s National Infrastructure Awards.