News

1 July 2019

Stuart Ward has resigned as Chief Administrative Officer of the Adult Parole Board following his appointment as Deputy Chair of the Post Sentence Authority.

Mr Ward’s last day at the Adult Parole Board was 28 June 2019 before he commenced his new role at the Post Sentence Authority on 1 July 2019.

10 May 2019

For Law Week 2019, the Adult Parole Board will run a mock hearing at the County Court of Victoria on Saturday 18 May to educate the community about parole and the Board.

The Board will also join an information session roadshow, organised by Deakin Law School, in Ballarat, Shepparton and Geelong from Tuesday 14 May to Thursday 16 May.  

19 December 2018

The Adult Parole Board Annual Report for the 2017-18 reporting year was tabled in Parliament today.

The report notes:

19 April 2018

The Adult Parole Board is participating in Law Week 2018 with the aim of informing the community about the purpose of parole, the parole process and the role of the Board.

The Board will run two events this year including: 

18 April 2018

Her Honour Catherine Lamble has been appointed as a judicial member of the Adult Parole Board. 

20 December 2017

Five new members, including one full-time member and four community members, were appointed to the Adult Parole Board on Tuesday, 19 December 2017. This is in addition to two new judicial members who were appointed on Wednesday, 22 November 2017.

8 August 2017

Brett McLeod at Channel 9 news interviewed His Honour Peter Couzens, the Chairperson, and three community members - Carmel Arthur, Geoff Wilkinson and Kieran Walshe - for a report which aired on Monday 7 August.

24 June 2017

The Adult Parole Board has run its event - 'Parole, you decide' - during Law Week 2016 and 2017, and will run it again at Law Week 2018.

The mock parole hearing follows the story of a prisoner from when applies to and when he is on parole. When the prisoner later breaches his parole conditions, the Board determines whether to cancel his parole.

23 June 2017

His Honour Peter Couzens, Chairperson of the Adult Parole Board, welcomes you to the website in the video.