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Prisons 2018

Innovatively Planning and Designing Correctional Facilities for Improved Outcomes

2-3 August 2018 | Rendezvous Hotel, Melbourne

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Early Bird Rate - Expires 30 June 2018


State governments are currently faced with housing record numbers of inmates as an ever-greater number of people are incarcerated across the country. As the Australian prison population continues to rise, so does the impetus on prison infrastructure and prisoner outcomes. What can be done across the sector to match the low recidivism rates of other countries around the world?

Prisons 2018 promises to provide thought provoking insight into the life cycle of correctional facilities and explore what more can be done to support those incarcerated in them.

Join us on 2-3 August, 2018 as we explore some of the most pertinent issues facing the corrections systems with the aim of improving conditions, providing functioning facilities, and stemming the incessant growth in prisoner numbers.

  • How are prisons and the corrections system currently performing and where is new regulation and legislation having an impact?
  • What new and innovative techniques are needed to finance, construct, and deliver prisons as promptly as possible?
  • Does modular construction and pop-up prisons offer the golden ticket to delivering urgently required bed space?
  • How does the design of a prison impact those who live, work and visit there? How can the introduction of contemporary technologies assist prison workers and support prisoners to one-day re-enter society?
  • What impact is overcrowding having on prisoner health and wellbeing and how does this impact the potential to increase positive outcome and reduce recidivism?



Packages Price
Package(Two Days)$2795$2595+GSTEarly BirdEarly Bird
Packages Price
Package(Two Days)$1695$1495+GSTEarly BirdEarly Bird

Event Pricing

  • Early Bird Pricing – Book by 30 June 2018
    Standard: $2,595 + GST
    Public Sector and SME Rate: $1,495 + GST
  • Standard Registration Pricing – Available from 1 July 2018
    Standard: $2,795 + GST
    Public Sector and SME Rate: $1,695 + GST


Sally Reeves

Director - Detention Inspections and External Territories, Commonwealth Ombudsman

Professor Neil Morgan

Inspector Custodial Services, Western Australia

Dr Elizabeth Grant

CEO, Aboriginal Prisoners and Offenders Support Service

Anna Eriksson

Senior Lecturer - Criminology, Monash University

when & where

02 - 03 Aug 2018

Rendezvous Hotel, Melbourne
328 Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000
(03) 9250 1888

Book Accommodation with Lido Group
For your convenience Lido Group will manage your accommodation needs. Please call on 02 8585 0808.


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Jamie Birch
Conference Manager
+61 2 9080 4360

Andrew Sinkovich
Sponsorship Manager
+61 2 9080 4008

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