Labour standards and practice

Beyond burning time: An evaluation of the Victorian Prison Industries 2006

Client:  Corrections Victoria

This paper reports on an evaluation of Victoria's Prison Industries. It is based on data collected from key informants knowledgeable of their operation and all parties involved in their day to day running at five prisons. The report includes an overview of the PI program; an evaluation of the adequacy of the program in achieving its stated objectives; an evaluation of the adequacy of the program for contemporary business, employment or education needs given the changing economic context; and advice on how the program might be improved.

Report Available Online