Updated: Jul 18
At the 2018 national PACCOA conference Onesimus Foundation was awarded the PACCOA National Outstanding Achievement Award in recognition of the significant contribution Onesimus is making to the local community in Tasmania and the lives of offenders and their families.
The Probation and Community Corrections Officers Association (PACCOA) is a not for profit national group working to increase understanding of, and discussion around issues pertaining to offender management. In particular, it focuses on issues relating to community-based management. PACCOA was first formed in 1998 to address a gap in national communication. PACCOA works to promote the professional development of probation/community correction officers; enhance the quality of justice and the safety of community by professional development and participation in discussion.
This award is a special national outstanding achievement award which acknowledges the extensive and excellent work being done by the Onesimus Foundation.