Prisoner's Plea


Letter about ban from prisoner


Dear XXX and the Justice Action Team,

My name is XXX. I’m from XXX Correctional Centre.

I am requesting please, as a smoker and on behalf of other smokers, as there are a lot of other inmates in this jail and other jails as well who smoke, assistance to intervene in the banning of smoking in prisons.

I am asking for extreme help to stop, abolish or cancel Corrective Services pushing and forcing inmates to give up smoking, when most of them or all of them, including me don’t want to quit at all! There are even those employed by Corrective Services who are quitting their jobs or taking redundancies because of the smoking being banned in mid to late August and many of them aren’t happy about it at all.

I was wondering, with your help, if we can take Corrective Services to the ACCC or to Supreme Court or High Court of Australia to stop Corrective Services stopping inmates from smoking in jails. I need your help to stop them for good because if it keeps going, a lot of inmates aren’t going to be really happy at all. Because of it, I believe there will be a lot more fights, stabbings, with inmates going to hospital for really serious injuries to the body and head.

Please can you help us to prevent this and make us all happy again? We want, if possible, get as much legal as we can to help us to take this Action to the Commissioner, or if that doesn’t work, to the Courts.

Thank you all.

Kind Regards,


P.S. If you can’t do it, could you find someone to take this request on please.


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