Response to the Victorian Budget 2022-23

VACRO welcomes additional funding for supported family-visits. The Victorian 2022-23 Budget, announced on 3 May 2022, has allocated funding to expand our supported family visits program, currently running in both women’s prisons, into the men’s prison system. Read more

Work at VACRO

VACRO is always looking for passionate people to join our dedicated team. Read more

VACRO presents on families and prison at international research conference

Aaron Hart will present at the International Coalition for Children with Incarcerated Parents’ global research conference. Read more

Q+A with Judy Wright

Meet our Specialist Housing Coordinator, Judy Wright, who connects prison leavers with the housing the makes all the difference. Read more

VACRO 2021 Annual Report

Our 2021 annual report is now available. Read more

VACRO gives evidence to Parliament of Victoria’s criminal justice inquiry

Marius Smith, Abigail Lewis and Jordan Dittloff testified in support of VACRO’s written submission to reform the criminal justice system. Read more

Q+A with Janis Constable

VACRO’s new Strategic HR Projects Consultant is strengthening diversity and inclusion to make our work better for everyone. Read more

Q+A with Chloe Thomson

VACRO Reintegration Coordinator Chloe Thomson support the men in Langi Kal Kal Prison plan for good lives after release. Read more

Expanding VACRO’s support for families in contact with the justice system

New philanthropic funding has enabled VACRO to increase our family counselling support to Beechworth Correctional Centre. Read more

Q+A with Ryley Jackson

Meet our ReLink Reintegration Coordinator, Ryley Jackson, who supports people leaving Port Phillip Prison to plan for a second chance. Read more

Q+A with Georgia Morsley

VACRO’s new Specialist Disability Practitioner and Educator helps our team offer stronger support for participants with disabilities. Read more

VACRO receives funding for Family Visits Program

We’re pleased to announce a new program to connect families with women in prison. Read more

VACRO welcomes new Specialist Disability Practitioner and Educator

Occupational therapist Georgia Morsley joins VACRO to strengthen our specialist work supporting participants with disabilities. Read more

Q+A with Carla Trezise

VACRO case manager Carla Trezise eases the transition back to community for people as they leave prison and return to Victoria’s west. Read more

VACRO welcomes new Senior Policy & Advocacy Advisor

Abigail Lewis joins VACRO after leading social policy research and communications at progressive think tank Per Capita. Read more