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Prison officer watching.

To protect

We keep the community safe by securing and rehabilitating prisoners and offenders in custody and in the community.

Prison officers at the control room

To protect

We protect the community, we protect our people, we protect prisoners and offenders from harm or injury.

Repay WA participants at the Collie community garden.

To rehabilitate

We rehabilitate offenders in custody and in the community so they become law abiding citizens.

Prison Officer next to a prisoner.

To rehabilitate

We rehabilitate from the time sentencing starts through to when prisoners and offenders re-integrate back into society.

Oath of engagement of new Prison Officers

To serve

We serve the people of Western Australia and we serve those prisoners and offenders we are entrusted to secure and rehabilitate.

West Kimberley officers during training

To serve

We serve the people of Western Australia and we serve those prisoners and offenders we are entrusted to secure and rehabilitate.

Statistics, publications and reports

Publications artwork.

The Department of Corrective Services collects and stores data and statistics, and produces a range of publications about corrections.

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Latest news

Justice Machinery of Government Change

On 1 July 2017, the Department of Corrective Services and the Department of the Attorney General will unite to form the Department of Justice.

Major changes introduced to create a more efficient public sector

Premier Mark McGowan has announced the biggest shakeup of the public sector in decades with 40 per cent of Government departments to be amalgamated or abolished.

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Feedback for new DAIP

Disability Access and Inclusion Plan

The Department of Justice is currently drafting a new Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP) 2018 – 2023.

The Department of Justice is seeking feedback from the community on the draft DAIP. It is available in PDF, Word or in alternative formats upon request. If you would like to provide feedback, please contact the DAIP Coordinator at GPO Box F317 Perth WA 6841, or phone (08) 9264 9544 or email daip@justice.wa.gov.au by 28 February 2018.

Our Minister

The Honourable Francis Logan MLA is the Minister for Emergency Services and Corrective Services.

Locations

Facilities list.

Select the map to locate one of our facilities,or choose one from the list below.

National Corrections Day

Final Report 2016-2017

On 19 January 2018, Australia celebrates National Corrections Day, which recognises the valuable contribution corrections workers make to our community. Corrections workers keep our community safe by ensuring the safety and security of offenders and helping them break the cycle of crime.

Minister for Corrective Services Fran Logan, Department of Justice Director General Dr Adam Tomison and Acting Corrective Services Commissioner Tony Hassall have recorded a short video message to acknowledge the day and salute corrections workers across WA.

Watch our National Corrections Day video.