News and announcements

12 Dec 2022

AMC is becoming smoke-free in 2023

The ACT Government has a responsibility to provide a safe workplace and to protect all staff, detainees and visitors from the health risks associated with exposure to second hand smoke.

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

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

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.

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.