Australia Behind Bars

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 8

3.0 6 x
We hear the featured inmates hopes for the future. The Corrections officers never lose faith that next time they open the gate to release a prisoner, it will be the last time.

Season 1, Episode 7

4.0 24 x
Inmate Darryl is encouraged to write stories for his young son to develop the father/son bond from behind bars. He has been in and out of jail since he was 14.

Season 1, Episode 6

4.0 17 x
Officers wage a constant battle to find inmates with contraband. Inmates are clever at hiding it. But the officers now have a new weapon – a full body scanner!

Season 1, Episode 5

4.0 27 x
Officer David organises for a father to see his teenage son who was freaking out being behind bars. A more seasoned rule breaker is stunned a driving offence landed him in jail.

Season 1, Episode 4

4.0 36 x
Everyone's on high alert as 12 maximum security inmates are transported into Wellington prison for the annual footy game against Macquarie prison.

Season 1, Episode 3

4.0 33 x
When Covid restrictions stopped visits from friends and family, drugs were no longer getting into the jail and prisoners suffering from withdrawal started to riot.

Season 1, Episode 2

3.0 44 x
Our cameras are there as the inmates are woken, marched from their cells and strip-searched in the ongoing battle to keep drugs out of our jails.

Season 1, Episode 1

4.4 77 x
One inmate overdoses and it's up to the officers and nurses to try and revive her. While another inmate Brittany is doing it tough with her four kids outside and a long sentence.