Location: Walu Bay, Suva
Telephone: (679) 331 4599
Officer in Charge: PPO Ana Wilikibau
Chief Prison Officer: POA Vika Vereivalu
Authorized Staff Establishment: 13
Authorized Prison Capacity: 28
Prison Type: Receiving Centre/Unclassified Prison
Women prison was relocated to the current site from Suva prison in 1976 and is situated on the Queens Highway at Walu Bay in the Central Division, the province of Rewa. There is only one Women Prison institution in Fiji and it accommodates all classes of prisoner’s which includes convicted and unconvicted prisoners. Prisoner’s employment includes root crops/vegetable farming and upkeep of prison compound.
Since the Women Prison is a pilot prison for Education, Training and Rehabilitation Programs, it has been undertaking programs such as Alpha Programs, Numeracy and Literacy Programs, Flower Arrangement Training, Basic Sewing Training, Religious Programs, Counseling Programs, Weaving Training, and Start Your Own Business Courses.