Hon Helen Morton MLC

Hon Helen Morton MLC

Former Minister for Mental Health; Disability Services; Child Protection

    Disability Justice Centre resident returned

    2/01/2016 8:50 AM
     
    • Missing Disability Justice Centre resident returned 

    One of two residents who absconded from the Bennett Brook Disability Justice Centre on December 31, 2015, was last night returned to the centre by WA Police.

     

    The man was located by police and returned to the centre at 11.20pm.

     

    Police are continuing to work with all other relevant agencies to locate the second resident and return him to the centre.

     

    Disability Services Minister Helen Morton said the Disability Services Commission had taken immediate steps to increase the intensity of internal supervision at the centre and were urgently reviewing the perimeter security.

     

    Minister's office - 6552 6900