Message from the Commissioner
21 November 2014
The Department of Corrective Services and Fortescue Metals Group have combined to deliver a new ‘sentence to jobs’ initiative.
11 November 2014
A report commissioned by the Department of Corrective Services to assess the potential use of Social Impact Bonds (SIB) to reduce reoffending has been completed.
Report - Recidivism trends in Western Australia
This report provides an up to date analysis of recidivism trends in Western Australia.
The Recidivism trends in Western Australia with comparisons to national trends (PDF 424 KB) report includes comparisons with national trends and specific data relating to the impact of prison treatment programs.
Data indicates that Western Australia's recidivism rates have trended downwards over the last five years while there has been a slight increase at the national level.
The Honourable Joe Francis MLA is the Minister for Emergency Services, Corrective Services, Small Business and Veterans.