Following the murder of Jill Meagher , the Victorian government asked retired High Court judge Ian Callinan to review the parole board. In his findings, Justice Callinan portrayed a board that was overworked and struggling with an antique file system.
“The weight of the work is greatly increased by the antiquity, in the electronic age, of the Board’s filing systems and access to information, all of which is contained in hardcopy only…
… the Board’s management of its workflow would benefit from moving to electronic files and introducing an effective case management system. This will enable, among things, information to be accessed quickly which is of particular interest to the members.”
Read the full report Review of the Parole System in Victoria.