The Dictionary of Sydney was archived in 2021.
Corrective Services NSW
State government department responsible for custodial and community based services as part of the criminal justice system. Prisons had originally been managed by the Sheriff's office, but this role was split in 1874 and, along with the Ofiice of the Sheriff, the Department of Prisons was formed. In 1970 the name was changed to the Department of Corrective Services.