Letters sent by prisoners to the Ombudsman SA and replies from the Ombudsman SA are not subject to censorship [Correctional Services Act 1982 (SA) ss 33(7) and (8)]. However, a prisoner wishing to keep private the contents of a letter from the Ombudsman SA should destroy the letter, as prison authorities have the power to search and remove any object found in a prisoner's possession.
Ombudsman (South Australia)
50 Grenfell St ADELAIDE 5000
Telephone: (08) 8226 8699 or 1800 182 150 (Country Callers)
Fascimile: (08) 8226 8602
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