News and announcements

14 Oct 2022

Notice to Visitors – AMC visits arrangements - 08/2022

The public health advice is that the transmission of COVID-19 remains a risk at the AMC, as those in a correctional facility are considered a vulnerable population group.

07 Sep 2022
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The Human Rights Principles for ACT Correctional Centres

The Human Rights Principles for ACT Correctional Centres provides a clear set of principles about how detainees should be supported from their initial contact with corrections through to their release.

01 Aug 2022
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Notice to Visitors - AMC visits arrangements 07/2022

The current outbreak at Alexander Maconochie Centre is largely contained and operations will start to return as normal.

26 Jul 2022
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Notice to Visitors - AMC visits arrangements 06/2022

All in person social visits to male detainees in the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC) will be suspended as of Wednesday 27 July 2022 until at least Wednesday 3 August 2022.

The Corrections Management Act 2007 was passed on 18 June 2007. The Act sets out how the management of imprisoned offenders should contribute to the maintenance of a safe, just and democratic society, particularly as follows

The ACT Corrective Services (ACTCS) Strategic Plan 2019 – 2024 - One Team, One Purpose: Supporting a Safer Community recognises that to achieve our mission of contributing to a safer community we must work together as an organisation and with the community.