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Statistics, publications and reports

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

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Latest news and media releases

Women make clean sweep of WA Corrections honours

Four women who have carved out careers on the frontline at Western Australia’s prisons have been awarded the prestigious Australian Corrections Medal in this year’s Australia Day Honours.

National Corrections Day 2021

Frontline Corrective Services staff and those who work behind the scenes in the supervision and rehabilitation of offenders will be honoured on Friday 15 January, the fourth National Corrections Day (NCD).

News and media releases

Annual Report 2020-2021

Annual Report 2020-2021

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.

View the Department of Justice Annual Report 2020-2021.

Our Minister

The Honourable Bill Johnston MLA is the Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Energy; Corrective Services.


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COVID-19: Coronavirus


We are monitoring the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation closely and are working with the WA Department of Health to ensure all possible steps are taken to minimise the impact of the virus on Department of Justice services.