prison farm

Hayes Prison Farm

Australian Prisons
Hayes Prison Farm
Location: Hayes, Tasmania
Status: Operational
Classification: Minimum Security
Capacity: 70
Managed by: ?
Hayes Prison Farm is a minimum security Australian prison located at Hayes, near New Norfolk, Tasmania. The prison was opened in 1937 and consisted of single wooden huts for 30 persons built by prisoners until the cell and administration buildings were replaced in 1964 with new concrete block construction, still in use today. The original site consisted of an orchard, grazing land and a small forest.

Escape attempts

Because Hayes is a prison farm, escape attempts occur frequently. The latest occurring in April 2008.

Notable prisoners

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