Marngoneet Correctional Centre

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Coordinates: 37°58′55″S 144°21′7″E / 37.98194°S 144.35194°E / -37.98194; 144.35194

Australian Prisons
Marngoneet Correctional Centre
Location: Lara, Victoria
Status: Operational
Classification: Medium security
Capacity: 300
Opened: 3 March 2006
Closed: N/A
Managed by: Corrections Victoria

Marngoneet Correctional Centre is a 394-bed medium security Australian prison in Lara, Victoria, Australia, located adjacent to maximum security HM Prison Barwon.[1] Marngoneet Correctional Centre officially opened on the 3rd of march in 2006.[2]

Marngoneet Correctional Center is designed to reduce offenders chance of re-offending offering a number of rehabilitation programs including:[3]

  • Sex Offender Treatment Programs
  • Violent Offender Treatment Programs
  • Drug and Alcohol Treatment Programs

Marngoneet Correctional Center also offers vocational services that increase the chance of prisoners employment upon release including:[4]

  • TAFE accredited training
  • A Good Lives Reintegration Service that

coordinates a range of programs, including those that relate to release preparation, personal development and recreation programs

  • Education service targeting employment

preparation and general and adult basic education.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marngoneet Correctional Centre". State Government of Victoria. August 2010. Retrieved 4 October 2013. 
  2. ^ Pearson, Erin (15 March 2013). "New Prison: 100 inmates headed our way". Geelong Advertiser (News Ltd). 
  3. ^ "Marngoneet Correctional Centre: general information". Justice Department. Justice Department. 
  4. ^ "Marngoneet Correctional Centre: general information". Justice Department. Justice Department.