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Contacting prisoners

When a prisoner first comes into prison it may take several days before regular contact can be made with family and friends. The best way for you to contact a prisoner, before a visit or phone call is arranged, is to write him/her a letter.

There are rules and regulations regarding contact with prisoners - including visits, phone calls and mail. There are also rules regarding information which the Tasmania Prison Service can and cannot release about specific prisoners (e.g. release dates, classification information, etc).

Click on the links at the left of this page for detailed information about contact with prisoners.