Ombudsman SA

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19 Jul 2012

This report finds that South Australia's Department for Correctional Services has breached section 86 of the Correctional Services Act, by failing to adequately consider the individual circumstances of each prisoner in deciding whether to apply restraints in hospitals.

Key findings:

shackles should only...


10 Jul 2012

This audit assesses prisoner complaint handling practices against recognised national and international standards, with an eye to the realities of managing almost 2000 prisoners across South Australia’s nine prisons.

The evidence gathered in the audit indicates that the Department for Correctional Services complaint handling...

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