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