Citation

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Orr, K., 2012. National Correctional Facilities Database. Geoscience Australia, Canberra. http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/25/543B5190670E6

Abstract

The dataset contains spatial locations in point format as a representation of correctional facilities in Australia.
Google map showing geographic bounding box with values North bound -12.444785 East bound 153.211781 West bound 114.69919 South bound -42.879326
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Product Type/Sub Type

dataset - Database

Constraints

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Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia Licence

IP Owner

Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)

Author(s)

Date (publication)

2012

Product Type

dataset

Topic Category

geoscientificInformation

Keywords

Database
National dataset
infrastructure
risk assessment
risk analysis
GIS
Build Environment and Design

Resource Language

English

Resource Character Set

utf8

Resource Security Classification

unclassified

Geographic Extent

North bound
-12.444785
East bound
153.211781
West bound
114.69919
South bound
-42.879326

Lineage

The data were digitized and constructed in July 2012 from aerial photography, orthophotos and satellite imagery held within Geoscience Australia. Image resolution ranged from 0.15m to 2.5m. Source Information: The primary information source used to locate the correctional facilities was the State and Territory correctional or justice department websites. The Australian Institute of Criminology online correctional facility list was also utilized as authoritative validation source. - ACT - Corrective Services - http://www.cs.act.gov.au/custodial_operations - NSW - Corrective Services - http://www.correctiveservices.nsw.gov.au/offender-management/correctional-centres - NT - Department of Justice - http://www.nt.gov.au/justice/corrservices/custodial/index.shtml - Qld - Department of Community Safety - http://www.correctiveservices.qld.gov.au/About_Us/The_Department/Custodial_Corrections/index.shtml - SA - Department of Community safety - http://www.corrections.sa.gov.au/sa-prisons - Tas - Prison Services - http://www.justice.tas.gov.au/prisonservice/about_us - Vic - Department of Justice - http://www.justice.vic.gov.au/home/prisons/ - WA - Corrective Services - http://www.correctiveservices.wa.gov.au/prisons/prison-locations/default.aspx - Australian Institute of Criminology - http://aic.gov.au/criminal_justice_system/corrections/facilities.aspx A list of correctional facilities with names and detailed address information was obtained from each of the above websites. GA imagery and publicly available information was used to confirm or correct the locations obtained from the above sources.

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Organisation Name
Geoscience Australia
City
Canberra
Administrative Area
ACT
Postal Code
2601
Country
Australia
Email Address

Metadata File Identifier

cc365600-294b-597d-e044-00144fdd4fa6

Metadata Standard Name

ANZLIC Metadata Profile: An Australian/New Zealand Profile of AS/NZS ISO 19115:2005, Geographic information - Metadata

Metadata Standard Version

1.1

Metadata Date Stamp

2012-10-17

METADATA SECURITY CLASSIFICATION

unclassified

Metadata Contact

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pointOfContact
Organisation Name
Geoscience Australia
City
Canberra
Administrative Area
ACT
Postal Code
2601
Country
Australia
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