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Wandoo Rehabilitation Prison


Bookings for social visits have now reopened. Health measures, physical distancing and limits to visitor numbers will apply.

Wandoo Rehabilitation Prison is WA’s first dedicated Alcohol and other Drug (AOD) rehabilitation prison for women in custody.

The focus of Wandoo is on offering a supportive environment where women can break the cycle of addiction. It offers a safe, healthy, supportive and respectful place to recover and make positive, lasting changes.

Unlike other facilities, it offers dedicated, intensive trauma-informed treatment within a therapeutic community. Women at Wandoo are supported via multi-disciplinary case-management to reduce addiction, improve mental and physical health and reduce the chances of re-offending.

AOD use will be monitored using objective measures to uphold a drug-free approach.

Women at Wandoo will be offered transitional and post-release support for their ongoing rehabilitation and abstinence.

Wandoo has a campus-style layout with low-rise accommodation, communal kitchens, laundries and sports facilities set in gardens.

Fast facts

Opened: 6 August 2018
Gender of population: Female
Security level: Minimum to medium
Total capacity: 77
Location: 12 km south of Perth


Wandoo is WA’s first dedicated Alcohol and other Drug rehabilitation prison for women in custody. It offers a respectful place where women can recover and make positive lasting, change. Wandoo operates with the goal of contributing towards a safer community.


Women at Wandoo are supported by staff and peers in a therapeutic community where they must adhere to strict rules. They work together to reduce alcohol and drug addiction, improve their health and reduce their chances of re-offending.


Wandoo provides structured, multi-stage trauma-informed care and intervention. Its client-centred approach continues after women leave the facility and transition back into the community


Social visits will be available on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays.

Visit times are:

  • 8.45 am to 9.45 am
  • 10.15 am to 11.15 am
  • 1.15 pm to 2.15 pm
  • 2.45 pm to 3.45 pm

To make an appointment:

  • phone +61 8 9218 7900
  • between 8.30 am to 3.45 pm
  • Monday to Friday. (except on Public Holidays)

Getting there

Wandoo is located on the corner of Murdoch Drive and Bramanti Road. The entrance is from Bramanti Road. Visitors can reach the facility by car, train or bus.

  • Drive - Car parking is available at the entrance of Wandoo.
  • Train - Wandoo is approximately 2.4 km from the Murdoch train station (about a 25 minute walk).
  • Bus - Refer to the Transperth website for public transport options.


Contact details

Wandoo Rehabilitation Prison
Corner Bramanti Road and Murdoch Drive

Postal address:
Wandoo Rehabilitation Prison
Locked Bag 1

Telephone: +61 8 9218 7900
Facsimile: +61 8 9218 7932

Page last updated: 23-Jun-2020