Located in Ravenhall in Melbournes west near the Metropolitan Remand Centre and Dame Phyllis Frost Centre
the new medium security prison will be managed by GEO Group, under contract to the Victorian Government.
In 2003, female prisoners at the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre, Deer Park (a multipurpose prison for women) became involved.
As mentioned previously, the researcher also attended the 2005 live broadcasts at the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre and Port Phillip Prison, to conduct participant observation, but was unable to attend the inaugural Fulham Prison workshop.
In total, 63 prisoners participated in the 2005 Beyond the Bars broadcasts: 23 men at Port Phillip Prison, 19 women at the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre, and 21 men at Fulham Prison.
Drones have been detected near a number of prisons, including the Melbourne Assessment Prison and the three prisons in Ravenhall, the Metropolitan Remand Centre, Dame Phyllis Frost Centre
and the new Ravenhall Prison.
Mr Herbert also inspected works on the new Ravenhall Prison, to be opened next year, and visited the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre
, in his first week as Minister for Corrections.
6 million over two years for sexual assault counselling for women in Dame Phyllis Frost Centre
and Tarrengower Prison as well as a therapeutic family violence recovery program.
Major expansions include work at Marngoneet, the Metropolitan Remand Centre, and the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre
The new prison will be constructed next to the Metropolitan Remand Centre and the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre
with completion by the end of 2017.
Minister McIntosh opened 108 new prison beds 54 at Dhurringile and 54 at Langi Kal Kal in July, and opened 84 new beds at Victoria s maximum security women s prison, the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre
, in September this year.
The Coalition Government already owns the proposed site at Ravenhall, which sits between the existing Metropolitan Remand Centre and the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre