Department for Correctional Services


National Corrections Day

An opportunity to recognise the tireless work and efforts of our frontline staff and those who work behind the scenes.

National Corrections Day Next Slide

Reducing Reoffending

Reoffending has a cost: more crime, more victims and more expense. We have a strategy to reduce it by 10% by 2020.

Learn about 10by20 Next Slide

Frontline jobs in prison or community

A new career with huge opportunities: come and work with the Department for Correctional Services in South Australia

Recruitment Next Slide

The Department for Correctional Services makes South Australia a better, safer place by protecting the public from those who can cause harm and by reducing re-offending.

The Department has an important role in the criminal justice system in South Australia. We maintain safe and secure facilities for prisoners and supervise offenders in the community.

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Join our team of volunteers

You can help - volunteer and we can work together to make South Australia a better, safer place.