Australian High Commission


Prison Department official awarded Australian scholarship for Correctional Leadership Program

Mr Tan Tian Heng, Taiping Prison Chief and Senior Assistant Commissioner, Malaysia Prison Department, has been awarded a Corrective Services New South Wales Commissioner's Scholarship. Under the scholarship, Mr Tan will travel to Australia and attend the Australian Correctional Leadership Program at the Brush Farm Corrective Services Academy from 2-13 August 2010.

Australia’s High Commissioner to Malaysia, Mr Miles Kupa, said Mr Tan’s visit to Australia would provide an opportunity for dialogue on prison management and prison reform issues as well as on cooperation between Malaysia and Australia in this area.