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  List of Australian prisons and detention centres - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of operational and former Australian prisons and immigration detention centres.
Currently, sentenced prisoners in the Australian Capital Territory currently serve their sentence in New South Wales prisons pending the construction of a prison in the ACT due in 2007.
Prisons and correctional facilities in Western Australia are managed by the Department of Justice.
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 CONK! Encyclopedia: Prison   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Prisons are conventionally institutions which form part of the criminal justice system of a country, such that imprisonment or incarceration is the penalty imposed by the state for the commission of a crime.
Prisons may also be used as a tool of political repression to detain political prisoners, prisoners of conscience and "enemies of the state", particularly by authoritarian regimes.
Prisons form part of military systems, and are used variously to house prisoners of war, unlawful combatants, those whose freedom is deemed a national security risk by military or civilian authorities, and members of the military found guilty of a serious crime.
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 Prison articles and news from Start Learning Now   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Prisons are conventionally institutions which form part of the criminal justice system of a country, such that imprisonment or incarceration is the sentence (law)penalty imposed by the state for the commission of a crime.
Prisons may also be used as a tool of political repression to detain political prisoners, prisoner of conscienceprisoners of conscience and "enemy of the stateenemies of the state", particularly by authoritarianismauthoritarian regimes.
Prisons form part of military systems, and are used variously to house prisoner of warprisoners of war, unlawful combatants, those whose freedom is deemed a national security risk by military or civilian authorities, and members of the military found guilty of a serious crime.
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 HM Prison Pentridge - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
HM Prison Pentridge was an Australian prison built in 1850 and located in Coburg, Victoria.
HM Prison Pentridge (a former name of Coburg) was built to receive, in December 1850, sixteen prisoners from the overcrowded Melbourne Gaol.
By 1945, prisoners were allowed one visit per month and to receive and send one letter a fortnight.
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 Encyclopedia: Prison
A county jail is a place of detention for people awaiting trial, or for those who have been convicted of a misdemeanor and are serving a sentence of less than one year.
Prison education involves vocational training or academic education supplied to prisoners as part of their rehabilitation and preparation for life outside prison.
In the United Kingdom, a Borstal was a juvenile detention centre, prison or reformatory, an institution of the criminal justice system, intended to reform delinquent youths aged between about 16 and 21.
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 Encyclopedia: HM Prison Pentridge
J Ward was an Australian prison used to house the criminally insane, located in Ararat, Victoria, Australia.
HM Prison Barwon is a maximum security Australian prison located on Bacchus Marsh Road, 6kms from the township of Lara, (near Geelong), Victoria, Australia.
HM Prison Loddon is an Australian medium security prison, located in Central Victoria, Australia, approximately four kilometres from the centre of Castlemaine and about one and a half hours from Melbourne.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Prison
There are a variety of other names for prisons, such as a prison-house, penitentiary or jail (in British English and Australian English, an archaic spelling gaol is sometimes used in a historical context, although this spelling is pronounced in the same fashion).
Prisons form part of military systems, and are used variously to house prisoners of war, so-called unlawful combatants, those whose freedom is deemed a national security risk by military or civilian authorities, and members of the military found guilty of a serious crime.
The United Kingdom's Maze (HM Prison) Prison at Long Kesh was used during the internment period in Northern Ireland to imprison suspected paramilitaries.
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 PRISON FACTS AND INFORMATION
Prisons may also be used as a tool of political_repression to detain political_prisoners, prisoners of conscience and "enemies of the state", particularly by authoritarian regimes.
There are a variety of other names for prisons, such as a ''prison-house'', ''penitentiary'' or ''jail'' (in British_English and Australian_English, the spelling ''gaol'' is sometimes used in a formal contexts, although this spelling is pronounced in the same fashion).
In the state of Massachusetts, some jails are known as ''houses of correction.'' In Washington some adult prisons are called ''reformatories'', while in other states this is reserved as a term for a prison of the juvenile justice system.
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 List of Austria-related topics - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about List of Austria-related topics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
List of Australian rules football leagues in Australia
List of Australian states and territories by area
List of authors on Islam by period and bias
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 Encyclopedia: Swan River Colony
Their initial exploration began on the 8 March in a cutter and gig with parties continuing on foot from the 13 March.
The Swan River Colony, established in June 1829, was the only British colony in Australia established on the basis of land grants to settlers.
Australian penal colonies Pre-European settlement The human history of Western Australia started when Australias first inhabitants arrived on the northwest coast about 55,000 years ago.
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 List of Australian companies - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about List of Australian companies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
List of Australian companies is not available in the Hutchinson encyclopedia.
List of Australian and New Zealand advertising characters
List of Australian divisions in World War II
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 Category:Incomplete lists - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Articles should not be listed in this category if they fit in a subcategory.
This is a list of articles that have lists of information on part of them or merely within them:
As of August 3, 2005 "List of x" articles have been the champion naming theme of the category's population.
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 europe.asp
Other books are on the reading list for Australian prisoners of war in Europe.
The books database will list resources on the subject of Australian prisoners of war in Europe.
Recordsearch is the database for Official Records held in the Memorial and in the National Archives of Australia.
www.awm.gov.au /research/infosheets/pow_europe/europe.asp   (618 words)

  
 Casuarina Beach Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Commonly known as the she-oak, beefwood, or Australian pine, casuarinas are common in tropical and subtropical areas.
Casuarina Prison is the main maximum security prison for Western Australia, located near Perth.
It was still widely presumed to be a safe Liberal seat in 2001, when it fell to the ALP in one of the most surprising results of the 2001 election.
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 Banksias   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The knobbly appearance of aged banksia cones inspired children's writer May Gibbs to create a character for her Australian Flower Fairy series Snugglepot and Cuddlepie - the Big Bad Banksia Men were the villains of her tales.
The Banksia Environmental Foundation is an Australian organization created in 1989 to support and confer recognition on individuals and organizations that make a positive contribution to the environment.
The prison is primarily used for the detention of juveniles held in custody awaiting trial.
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 Fixing Australia: The Baxter Iranians: Acts of extreme distress
Refugee advocates today warned that the men, held at the Baxter detention centre in South Australia, were prepared to die as a result of their protest, with the hunger strikers declaring they had few options left.
The four-year detainee climbed on to a roof at the detention centre in the state's north yesterday afternoon and refused to come down, advocates said.
A delegation of refugee supporters is present outside the gates of the Baxter detention centre, in a silent protest gathering and prayer vigil.
www.safecom.org.au /2004/12/baxter-iranians-acts-of-extreme.htm   (7094 words)

  
 Prison Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
There are, also, many colloquial terms for prisons - such as big house, beantown, can, clink, joint, jug, cooler, hoosegow, lockup, lockdown and slammer—and imprisonment—doing time, bird, porridge, working for Copper John.
In Massachusetts, some jails are known as houses of correction.
Rwanda has the largest proportion of its population in prison where, as of 2002, over 100,000 people were held on suspicion of participation in the 1994 genocide.
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 Prison - Unipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Peter Kropotkin, "In Russian and French Prisons (http://dwardmac.pitzer.edu/Anarchist_Archives/kropotkin/prisons/toc.html)".
International Centre for Prison Studies (http://www.prisonstudies.org/) at King's College, London
Discipline and Punish : The Birth of the Prison (Vintage)
www.unipedia.info /Prison.html   (1074 words)

  
 Westin Casuarina Resort
The tower's top was formerly WUPA TV 69, which was forced to build another tower elsewhere because another antenna for digital TV would not fit.
WSTR FM 94.1 ("Star 94") also lists the building as its allotment, indicating it too might have used the building at one point.
List of skyscrapers Category:Hotels of the United States
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 Swan River Colony   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The colonists first sighted land on 1 June, the official Proclamation was made on 18 June, and the foundation of the colony took place on 12 August.
The two separate townsites of the colony developed slowly into the port city of Fremantle and the Western Australian capital city Perth.
Category:History of Western Australia Category:West Australian prisons Category:Australian penal colonies
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 Lisbon Free Baptist Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
To be added to the list of those who will take part, or to get a full-color prayer guide, "31 Days for the Zhuang," available in several languages for US$1 per copy plus postage, email: zhuang@pobox.com [BRIGADA] 15.
The centres owe their name to the claim of Victorian preacher CH Spurgeon that his ministry only bore fruit because of his "boiler rooms" of prayer warriors who prayed in the basement while he preached.
NEARLY 900 CHRISTIANS IN JAIL Sixteen pastors are among nearly 900 Christians known to be jailed in prisons and military camps in Eritrea, according to a documented list compiled by evangelical sources in the tiny African nation.
www.lisbonfreebaptist.org /newsbytes.htm   (13759 words)

  
 Criminal Justice Resources Resources: Online Periodicals
Contemporary research is helping us to understand the function of prisons in modern society; however, this research requires the insight and analysis of people for whom imprisonment is or has been the reality of their daily existence.
PLN is aimed at prisoners and their friends and loved ones on the outside, with the goal of helping prisoners and their supporters organize themselves to have a voice, and to be a progressive force in developing a public policy debate around the issue of crime and punishment.
Prison Privatisation Report International (PPRI) is published 6 times per year and reports on: global developments in the privatisation of prisons, detention centres and other elements of the criminal justice system; the performance of the leading companies; current academic and government research; and campaigns against privatisation.
www.lib.msu.edu /harris23/crimjust/per.htm   (7069 words)

  
 Casuarina Prison   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
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