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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

Bandyup Women’s Prison marks 50 years

Bandyup Women’s Prison will mark 50 years of operation tomorrow, in conjunction with National Corrections Day.

The Swan Valley facility first opened its doors to women prisoners in 1970 - in response to overcrowding at Fremantle Prison - and was first called the “Bandyup Training Centre”.

Prison visitors targeted again

A visitors’ car park search at Hakea Prison and the adjacent Melaleuca Remand and Reintegration Facility yesterday netted contraband including cannabis and syringes.

The search was conducted to highlight the work of Corrective Services staff, ahead of tomorrow’s National Corrections Day, (Friday January 17) when staff around the country are recognised for the work they do with prisoners and with offenders managed in the community.

News and media releases

National Corrections Day

National Corrections Day

On 17 January 2020, Australia celebrated 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.

Our Minister

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


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Annual Report 2018-2019

Annual Report 2018-2019

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 2018-2019.