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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 Justice 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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Annual Report 2017-2018

Annual Report 2017-201

In the 2017/2018 financial year, the former Departments of the Attorney General and Corrective Services merged to become the Department of Justice. The Department produces a range of reports and publications, which included the inaugural Justice 2017/2018 annual report.

The annual report provides an overview of the Department’s operations and its compliance with policy and legislation. In line with State Government policy, the report is only available online.

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.

State Budget 2017-2018

Our State Budget 2017-2018

View the budget infographic on the 2017-2018 Western Australian State Budget website.