ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation

Submission: Healthy Prison Review

Publication date: 
May 2022
ACTCOSS provided feedback to the ACT Inspector of Correctional Services through the Healthy Prison Review 2022 process. Without much needed improvements to safety, respect and dignity, purposeful activity, rehabilitation and preparation for release, the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC) cannot be reasonably considered a ‘Healthy Prison’ or a human rights compliant facility as originally envisioned. The submission makes recommendations in consultation with organisations across the community sector to address the serious shortcomings of the prison.