September 7, 2017
THE closure of Grafton Jail dominated the Upper House inquiry into NSW jail downsizing and closures.
Christian Democrat Member of the Legislative Council and select committee chair Paul Green said it wasn't surprising most of the submissions came from Grafton following...
SECURITY and cleanliness at the Tamworth Correctional Centre were two issues under scrutiny during a visit from a NSW Department of Corrective Services delegation yesterday.
The centre’s governor and North West region superintendent John Heffernan said a delegation visi...
September 2, 2017
GRAFTON jail's hiring of casual workers straight from the local community is welcome news, but smacks of desperation, claims a former governor of the jail.
The NSW Department of Justice has placed classified advertisements in The Daily Examiner calling for "highly motiv...
THE new jail for Grafton heralds a golden time for the city say politicians, while those closer to coal face warn of a sting in the tail in the public/private partnership side of the announcement.
Clarence Valley Mayor Richie Williamson says the jail is the icing on the...
LAST week I was reading the newspaper over breakfast when I almost choked on my cornflakes.
The caption staring at me read "Prison sickies: Rise in jail escapes blamed on alarming staff shortages".
After 30 years with NSW Corrections, I am quite aware of staff sick leave...
GRAFTON VOCAL IN GAOL PROBE
TAMWORTH CORRECTIONAL CENTRE INSPECTED
JOB HINTS AT TROUBLE FOR JAIL: EX-BOSS
IS NEW GRAFTON GAOL HERALD OF GOLDEN AGE OR STING IN THE TAIL?
LAST GOVERNOR BACKGROUNDS HIS SICK LEAVE LETTER
GRAFTON JAIL FILLING UP QUICKLY WITH NEW INMATES AND STAFF
August 30, 2017
JOHN HEFFERNAN: THE GOVERNMENT HAS ITS SCREWS LOOSE
NEEDLE SWAP PLAN IN JAIL A "SURRENDER" SAYS EX-GOVERNOR
JUVENILE JUSTICE – THE INMATES ARE RUNNING THE ASYLUM
FORMER GRAFTON JAIL GOVERNOR JOHN HEFFERNAN SAYS NSW PAROLE SYSTEM NO LONGER KEEPS COMMUNITY SAFE
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