Healthy Waterways Awards Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre was awarded the Community Award and Minister's Grand Prize at the Healthy Waterways Award, in recognition of its Connecting Community for Waterways collaboration.
Corrections Victoria Community Work Partnership Awards Fulham Correctional Centre was awarded Corrections Victoria's 'Best in Gippsland Region’, and ‘Most Outstanding New Project’ awards for its community programs.
Australian Council on Healthcare Standards Junee Correctional Centre was awarded ACHS's Healthcare Measurement Award, for its Healthy Inside program, in recognition of its best practice, evidence of outcomes and applicability to other healthcare settings.
Skills Victoria Fulham Correctional Centre was awarded Victoria’s Employer of the Year by Skills Victoria, for its outstanding commitment and achievement to staff training and development.
Queensland Corrective Services Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre was awarded Queensland Corrective Services' innovation award for its unique mental health first aid training, which involves prisoners and staff working together to identify prisoners who may be at risk of self-harm or suicide.
"To undertake a community project which otherwise would not have been possible is an achievement. Prisoners gain skills, confidence and a feeling of self-worth, through access to a wide range of courses. Congratulations on a wonderful long-term partnership benefitting all participants and the broader community"
Community Work Partnership Awards.
"The commitment of the health service and the corporate body to health promotion is outstanding. By the time of the next survey this organisation may be well positioned with outcome data to present itself as an exemplar of health promotion best practice in the correctional environment"
Australian Council on Healthcare Standards.