Employing prisoners in your business

Benefits for prisoners

The program benefits prisoners in the following ways:

  • provides an opportunity to integrate and adjust to community life prior to release
  • promotes positive workplace behaviour
  • boosts self-esteem
  • supports prisoners to continue in employment once they are released from prison
  • renews community ties and develops new social relationships
  • helps prisoners to take responsibility for their behaviour
  • helps prisoners to financially support their family and dependents
  • helps prisoners to manage personal debt, including payment of fines and infringements.

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Last updated: 03 June 2015

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