Hayes Prison Farm, an Australian minimum security prison for males, is located at Hayes, near New Norfolk, Tasmania. The facility is operated by the Tasmanian Prison Service, an agency of the Department of Justice of the Government of Tasmania. Located on 800 hectares (2,000 acres), the facility accepts felons convicted under Tasmanian and/or Commonwealth legislation.
In June 2011 the Minister for Corrections and Consumer Protection, Nick McKim, announced that the facility will close by late 2012. Prisoners are expected to be transferred to Risdon Prison, and the Hayes Prison Farm is to be sold.
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