Prisoner gives birth in cell at Perth’s Bandyup Prison, despite calls for help

Prisoner gives birth in cell at Perth’s Bandyup Prison, despite calls for help

Posted April 01, 2018 13:58:14 Photo: Bandyup Women’s Prison has been in the spotlight over prisoner treatment twice in the last week. (ABC: Emma Groves) Related Story: Woman’s naked prison transfer prompts calls to change system for mentally ill Fresh concerns have been raised about the treatment of inmates at …

Mentally ill prisoners allegedly forced into Risdon Prison due to full house at mental health facility

Mentally ill prisoners allegedly forced into Risdon Prison due to full house at mental health facility

Posted April 01, 2018 10:23:03 Photo: The Tasmanian Health Service says it is “not aware” of any issues with capacity at the Wilfred Lopes Centre, near Risdon Prison. (ABC News: Jack Tegg) Inmates who should be receiving specialist care by mental health professionals are instead spending weeks at Risdon Prison …

Woman’s naked prison transfer prompts calls to change system for mentally ill inmates

Woman’s naked prison transfer prompts calls to change system for mentally ill inmates

Posted March 26, 2018 11:07:08 There are calls to change prison transportation systems after a young woman was transported from prison to a mental health facility naked while she was experiencing menstrual bleeding. The Indigenous woman was in severe distress when she was transported from Bandyup Women’s Prison to a …