Strip Searching of Female Prisoners Report (2014)

This investigation considered the Townsville Women's Correctional Centre’s practice of strip searching prisoners receiving a certain class of medication between June 2013 and March 2014. The investigation found that the practice was contrary to law and unreasonable in the circumstances.  The report provided recommendations to improve the oversight of strip searching practices across Queensland correctional centres. The report was tabled on 30 September 2014.

Report

The Strip Searching of Female Prisoners Report: An investigation into the strip search practices at Townsville Women's Correctional Centre. (PDF 848.7KB)