- James McMahon to step down after three years as Corrective Services Commissioner
- State Government thanks Mr McMahon for his contribution towards improving corrective services in WA
After three years as the head of Western Australia's complex and challenging Department of Corrective Services, Commissioner James McMahon has today announced his resignation.
Mr McMahon last week informed Corrective Services Minister Fran Logan of his decision to leave for personal reasons.
The process of appointing a new Commissioner will commence and during this time, Deputy Commissioner of Regulation and Operational Services Tony Hassall will be installed as WA's Acting Corrective Services Commissioner.
Comments attributed to Corrective Services Minister Fran Logan:
"On behalf of the State Government and the people of Western Australia, I thank James for his contribution to the State and I wish him and his family all the very best.
"The job of Commissioner of Corrective Services is an arduous and difficult one, which is endless in its demands.
"He leaves on the best of terms and I know he supports the Government's plans to reform Corrective Services."
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