Australian Prison Foundation

Publications and Links for Prisoners and Families


Child support agency information for prisoners

Childrens activity book - Visiting Today - download and print this activity booklet for young children

Explaining Prison to Children - a guide to assist parents and carers to explain prison to children

Prisoners Human Rights - link to external website

Centrelink Crisis Payment for Prisoners

Putting Your Child First - publication from Shine for Kids


Queensland prisoner information booklet

A Guide to the Queensland Criminal Justice System

Queensland Prisoner Legal Advice Service

New South Wales

NSW prisoners legal service

Getting Out NSW


Melbourne Reception Centre Prisoners and Visitors Booklet

PLEA Sentencing Fact Sheet

Getting Out Victoria

Getting Started

Victoria Legal Aid has a wide range of fact sheets available for download on their website click here

South Australia

Information about prisons and going to prison - link to external website


For reintegration practitioners tools and resources go to 

For information for prisoner families go to the Facebook group Families of Tasmanian Prisoners 

Publications for Volunteers and Prison Workers

More Resources Wanted

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