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Prisoner activities

A range of activities and opportunities are offered to prisoners while they are in custody. These can include:

  • employment (e.g. bakery, laundry, kitchen, woodwork shop, tailorshop, farming, gardening, community work, cleaning, and so on)
  • education (a range of educational opportunities are provided, including courses delivered by the Prison Service, TAFE Tasmania and the University of Tasmania)
  • programs (including targeted offence-related programs as well as other programs to assist prisoners)
  • sport & recreation (including a range of individual and team-based activities and competitions)
  • hobbies
  • library (materials and services provided by the State Library of Tasmania)