PRISONS

4260 Meander Valley Road, Deloraine, Tasmania, Australia

Ashley Youth Detention Centre is located near Deloraine in the North of the State and houses youth juvenile offenders of both sexes aged 10-18 years old.

It has a 51 bed capacity and comprises four accommodation units – Bronte, Huon, Franklin and Liffey.

Visiting days and times:

Wednesday: 12.00pm – 3.15pm

Saturday and Sunday: 10.30am – 3.15pm

Visits must be booked in advance, bookings can be made during normal business hours Monday – Friday 9am to 5pm.

Mailing address: 4260 Meander Valley Highway, Deloraine TAS 7304

PO Box 4660 Hobart Tasmania

The Parole Board has the authority to:

  • Grant parole
  • Defer making a decision on whether a prisoner should be released on a parole order
  • Refuse to release a prisoner on a parole order

The Parole Board consists of three members:

  • One member must be a legal practitioner with at least seven years experience
  • Two members must have experience in sociology, criminology, penology or medicine
  • The Governor appoints a chairperson from the above members
99 Bathurst Street, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Prison Official Visitors are members of the community who are appointed to visit prisons and reception centres to check on the way in which prisoners and detainees are being treated. They also investigate complaints made to them by prisoners and detainees.

Official Visitors operate independently from the Tasmania Prison Service. Consistently with their independence, their administrative support is provided by the Office of the Ombudsman and Health Complaints Commissioner.

81 Salamanca Place, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia

This is a not for profit organisation tasked with the role of providing inmates in Tasmania’s prisons with legal advice.

29 Liverpool Street, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

The Tasmania Prison Service (TPS) contributes to a safer Tasmania by keeping in secure custody those sentenced by the Courts, and providing the best opportunity for prisoners to stop re-offending within a secure, safe and decent environment that reflects the values and opportunities of the wider community it serves.

Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

The Tasmania Prison Service (TPS) contributes to a safer Tasmania by keeping in secure custody those sentenced by the Courts, and providing the best opportunity for prisoners to stop re-offending within a secure, safe and decent environment that reflects the values and opportunities of the wider community it serves.

Lindisfarne, Tasmania, Australia

The Tasmania Prison Service (TPS) contributes to a safer Tasmania by keeping in secure custody those sentenced by the Courts, and providing the best opportunity for prisoners to stop re-offending within a secure, safe and decent environment that reflects the values and opportunities of the wider community it serves.

The Tasmania Prison Service (TPS) contributes to a safer Tasmania by keeping in secure custody those sentenced by the Courts, and providing the best opportunity for prisoners to stop re-offending within a secure, safe and decent environment that reflects the values and opportunities of the wider community it serves.

Risdon Vale, Tasmania, Australia

The Wilfred Lopes Centre provides inpatient mental health services for offenders in Tasmania. It is situated near the Risdon Prison but is not part of the prison.

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