Female prisoner, 27, is charged with terror offences after she allegedly stabbed another inmate
A female prisoner has been charged with terror offences after allegedly stabbing another inmate.
The prisoner, 27, is accused of attacking her fellow inmate, also 27, at the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre in Ravenhall,west of Melbourne's CBD, on October 30.
这名27岁的囚犯被控于10月30日在墨尔本CBD以西的拉文霍尔(RavenHall)菲利斯·弗罗斯特夫人中心(Dame Phyllis Frost Centre)袭击了她的另一名囚犯，她也是27岁。
Her alleged victim was taken to hospital with a non-life threatening injury to her hand.
Detectives from the Victorian Joint Counter Terrorism Team then charged the 27-year-old woman with engaging in a terrorist act on Wednesday.
The accused prisoner was set to face Melbourne Magistrate's Court on Thursday morning.
Victoria Police and the Australian Federal Police have assured members of the public that any threat has been contained.
'Police will continue to work closely with Corrections Victoria in relation to this matter,' a Victoria Police statement said.
'Victoria has well established and cooperative counter terrorism and emergency management plans in place and constantly monitor and assess our preparedness to respond to a range of incidents.'
Victorian counter terrorism groups also maintain 'strong links with intelligence and other partner agencies' for 'the best possible understanding of emerging issues'.
Members of the public have been urged to report any suspicious activity to Crime Stoppers or the National Security Hotline.
The Dame Phyllis Frost Centreis a maximum security women's prisonbuilt in 1996.
It was the first privately operated prison in Victoria and is the state's largest women's prison, with a capacity of 604 inmates.
Daily Mail Australia has contacted Corrections Victoria for comment.