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About the Department of Justice, Corrective Services Division

The Department of Justice supports the community, Western Australian Government, judiciary and Parliament through the provision of access to high quality justice, legal and corrective services, information and products. The Department is the agency principally responsible for assisting the Attorney General and Minister for Corrective Services in developing and implementing policy and the administration and compliance with approximately 200 Acts.

The Department has a diverse range of services, which have the potential to affect all Western Australians. These include:

Justice Services

  • court and tribunal services
  • corrections services
  • offender management and community safety
  • victim support

 The Corrective Services division provides support to the justice system and the community of Western Australia by ensuring the security and safety of detainees and prisoners as well as offenders on community-based orders, with a focus on rehabilitation.

Corrective Services is led by Commissioner, Mr Tony Hassall, who reports to the Director General of the Department of Justice, Dr Adam Tomison. The Minister whose portfolio covers Corrective Services is the Honourable Francis Logan MLA.

The Corrective Services Division encompasses

  • Adult Justice Services including the Banksia Hill Detention Centre
  • Offender Management
  • Regulation and Operational Services
  • Youth Justice Services.

Page last updated: 6-Sep-2018