To contribute to a safer Tasmania by ensuring the safe, secure containment of inmates and providing them with opportunities for rehabilitation, personal development and community engagement.
As Tasmania Prison Service employees we demonstrate ethical behaviour, professionalism and integrity by:
Prison services are provided through facilities located at Risdon, Hobart, Hayes and Launceston. These provide care and custody, at various levels of security, for prisoners, people on remand (detainees) and some people detained under the Criminal Justice (mental Impairment) Act 1999. In Hobart and Launceston, prisons also hold arrested people in police custody.