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.

Milestone
Formed
14 Aug 1874
Name
Alternate
Department of Prisons
1874 - 1970
Alternate
Department of Corrective Services
1970 - 2009
Type