Media Statements

For Portfolio: Corrective Services

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

3/05/2022

MacTiernan; McGurk; Johnston; Papalia

Regional Development; Child Protection; Corrective Services; Police

$40.4 million package to tackle juvenile crime in the Kimberley

27/04/2022

Johnston

Corrective Services

Mike Reynolds appointed Corrective Services Commissioner

21/04/2022

Quigley; Johnston

Attorney General; Corrective Services

Former Chief Judge to lead Prisoners Review Board

18/04/2022

Johnston

Corrective Services

$25.1 million committed for Banksia Hill Detention Centre

10/02/2022

Johnston

Corrective Services

Preferred site identified for new Broome Regional Prison

20/11/2021

Johnston

Corrective Services

Hospitality training to get Aboriginal women prisoners job ready

4/11/2021

Quigley; Johnston

Attorney General; Corrective Services

Aboriginal panel members chosen to provide justice insight

9/09/2021

McGurk; Quigley; Johnston

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Community Services; Attorney General; Corrective Services

$198 million committed to keep communities safe, strong and fair

2/09/2021

Sanderson; Johnston

Environment; Corrective Services

Ground-breaking return of native rodents to Dirk Hartog Island

5/08/2021

Johnston

Corrective Services

Employment practices to be reviewed in WA prisons

23/07/2021

Johnston

Corrective Services

Bindi Bindi unit to help prisoners spread their wings

15/05/2021

Johnston

Corrective Services

Prisoners mine new skills in training program

26/01/2021

Logan

Corrective Services

Women prison officers dominate Corrective Services honours

15/01/2021

Logan

Corrective Services

“Every Voice Matters” on National Corrections Day

14/01/2021

Logan

Corrective Services

Rehabilitation prisoners ring in the new year with a fresh start

18/12/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

Acacia Prison tender awarded to Serco

4/12/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

Twenty years of corrective services oversight in Western Australia

13/11/2020

Logan; Wyatt

Corrective Services; Aboriginal Affairs

New Aboriginal language programs connect prisoners with culture

26/10/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

Local builder awarded second stage of Greenough prison build

21/10/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

Banksia Hill hits the right beat with new recording studio

12/10/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

Corrective Services Commissioner Tony Hassall to retire

9/10/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

$2.4 million mental health unit for Bandyup Women’s Prison

8/10/2020

Roberts; Logan; Quigley; McGurk

Police; Emergency Services; Corrective Services; Attorney General; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

McGowan Government recovery budget keeps WA safe and strong

1/10/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

Ground-breaking drug treatment facility for male prisoners opens

18/08/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

Suicide prevention taskforce to examine management of at-risk prisoners

18/08/2020

McGurk; Logan; Quigley

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Corrective Services; Attorney General

Family and domestic violence offenders face GPS tracking

18/08/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

Putting prisoners to work to help State’s economic recovery

26/07/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

Records broken at Australian-first drug treatment prison

16/07/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

WA’s first drug treatment prison for men one step closer to opening

15/07/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

Roll out begins for $6.2m Kimberley Juvenile Justice Strategy

2/07/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

WA’s prison capacity expanded with 512 new beds coming online

27/06/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

Drug and contraband search operation targets prison visitors

23/06/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

Warning for prison visitors ahead of visits resuming this Saturday

12/06/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

Prison social visits set to resume within weeks

3/06/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

New paws on the beat in fight against contraband in prisons

1/06/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

New ‘Super Max’ unit at Casuarina for disruptive prisoners

9/05/2020

Logan; Murray

Corrective Services; Sport and Recreation

Indigenous AFL stars lend a hand at Banksia Hill

16/04/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

Tradies wanted to teach prisoners life-changing skills

10/04/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

Melaleuca prison returns to public sector management

31/03/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

State’s longest-serving female superintendent retires after 32 years

18/02/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

Proposed mandatory infectious diseases testing of prisoners who assault officers

16/02/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

Penalties for prison visitors to be increased by up to sixfold

10/02/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

Professional Standards Division delivers in first year of operation

26/01/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

NAIDOC Male Elder of the Year among WA Corrective Services staff honoured

17/01/2020

Logan

Corrective Services

Changing lives for the better - celebrating WA’s corrective services

23/12/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

Melaleuca female prison to be returned to public hands

19/12/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

Criminal charges expected following State-wide prison operation

3/12/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

Celebrating 25 years of top dogs

18/10/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

New Bunbury prison unit addresses overcrowded prisons legacy

25/09/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

Contractor to receive $103,840 financial penalty for custody escape

14/08/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

WA’s first female drug treatment prison: one year open and one year drug-free

8/08/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

Legacy of prison assault under-reporting being addressed

2/08/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

Historic Roebourne courthouse now home to Community Corrections

25/07/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

Staffing numbers continue to climb for Corrective Services

8/07/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

Corrective services officer named NAIDOC Male Elder of the Year

7/06/2019

Logan

Emergency Services; Corrective Services

Banksia Hill detainees learning how to give back to their communities

22/05/2019

Logan; Quigley

Corrective Services; Attorney General

McGowan Labor Government aims to strengthen offender monitoring

9/05/2019

Logan; Wyatt

Corrective Services; Treasurer; Aboriginal Affairs

New funding to improve Kimberley youth justice outcomes

9/05/2019

Roberts; McGurk; Logan

Police; Road Safety; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Corrective Services; Emergency Services

McGowan Government State Budget prioritises community safety

9/05/2019

Logan; Wyatt

Corrective Services; Treasurer

Planning to begin on new prison for Broome

8/05/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

WA's longest-serving inspector of custodial services retires

2/05/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

$12.3 million fortification of Greenough Regional Prison

1/05/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

New Inspector of Custodial Services announced

7/04/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

Another 344 new beds to ease WA’s overcrowded prison estate

11/02/2019

Logan

Corrective Services

Work begins on $96.3 million 512 prison bed expansion

28/11/2018

Logan

Corrective Services

Report finds localised issues factors in Greenough riot and escape

2/10/2018

Logan

Corrective Services

Work begins on $23.7 million upgrade to Bunbury Regional Prison

7/08/2018

Tinley; McGurk; Logan

Housing; Community Services; Corrective Services

Mirrabooka complex creates one-stop shop for vulnerable families

6/08/2018

McGowan; Logan

Premier; Corrective Services

Western Australia’s first female drug treatment prison opens

15/06/2018

Logan

Corrective Services

New canine recruits join the fight against drugs in WA jails

10/05/2018

Quigley; Roberts; Logan

Attorney General; Police; Corrective Services

2018-19 Budget initiatives to strengthen community safety

8/05/2018

Logan

Corrective Services

Corrective Services Commissioner appointed

1/05/2018

Logan

Corrective Services

Today marks historic return of privatised asset to public hands

9/03/2018

McGowan; Logan

Premier; Corrective Services

First of its kind alcohol and other drug treatment prison announced

26/01/2018

Logan

Corrective Services

Corrections staff join the list of Australia Day Honours

19/01/2018

Logan

Corrective Services

Corrections officers honoured for the first time nationwide

17/12/2017

Logan; Wyatt

Corrective Services; Treasurer

McGowan Labor Government acts on overcrowded prisons legacy

3/11/2017

Logan

Corrective Services

Careers expo at Banksia Hill provides passport to new future

4/10/2017

Logan

Corrective Services

Broome Regional Prison $2.7 million upgrade

7/09/2017

McGowan; Cook; Roberts; Logan

Premier; Health; Mental Health; Police; Corrective Services

$131.7 million to implement Meth Action Plan to address ice scourge

27/08/2017

McGowan; Logan

Premier; Corrective Services

WA’s first rehab prison to open as Wandoo returns to public hands

3/04/2017

Logan

Corrective Services

Corrective Services Commissioner James McMahon to step down