Parole Authority

Private Meetings

Can a member of the public attend a Private Meeting?

No. Private meetings are not open to offenders, legal representatives or members of the public.

Where are Private Meetings of the Parole Authority held?

Private meetings are held at the Parramatta Justice Precinct Offices.

What days are the Private Meetings of the Parole Authority held?

Private meetings are held on Thursdays and Fridays

How are the decisions recorded?

Written decisions are recorded by both the Judicial officer and the Secretary of the Parole Authority. There is no.

What material is usually considered at private meetings for parole consideration?

In all cases, there are three main documents that must be available to the Authority in the private meetings when considering release to parole. These are: the Criminal History, Judges Sentencing Remarks and the Pre Release Report.

On occasions other documents are available, including submissions from the offender and their family members, submissions from victims and reports from professionals.

What material is usually considered at private meetings for revocation of parole matters?

When the Authority considers the revocation of an offender on parole there is always a report from Community Corrections. There may also be police facts, letters from parolees or their family members.