Complying with parole

Intensive period

The Board will normally set an intensive parole period of three months for each parole order. This commences when the prisoner is released from prison into the community. During the intensive period, the prisoner is more closely monitored and supervised by Corrections Victoria’s Community Correctional Services (CCS).

The first three months after release from prison is generally the period of greatest risk and is also when the prisoner’s need for support is greatest. Therefore, the purpose of the intensive period is to reduce the risk to the community by ensuring that recently released prisoners are especially closely monitored and supported during this period.

Complying with conditions

Prisoners on parole must comply with the parole conditions that the Board has imposed. These include the ten core conditions and other discretionary conditions.

For more information about the conditions the Board can impose, see parole conditions.