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Prison officer watching.

To protect

We keep the community safe by securing and rehabilitating prisoners and offenders in custody and in the community.

Prison officers at the control room

To protect

We protect the community, we protect our people, we protect prisoners and offenders from harm or injury.

Repay WA participants at the Collie community garden.

To rehabilitate

We rehabilitate offenders in custody and in the community so they become law abiding citizens.

Prison Officer next to a prisoner.

To rehabilitate

We rehabilitate from the time sentencing starts through to when prisoners and offenders re-integrate back into society.

Oath of engagement of new Prison Officers

To serve

We serve the people of Western Australia and we serve those prisoners and offenders we are entrusted to secure and rehabilitate.

West Kimberley officers during training

To serve

We serve the people of Western Australia and we serve those prisoners and offenders we are entrusted to secure and rehabilitate.

Statistics, publications and reports

Publications artwork.

The Department of Corrective Services collects and stores data and statistics, and produces a range of publications about corrections.

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Latest news

Justice Machinery of Government Change

On 1 July 2017, the Department of Corrective Services and the Department of the Attorney General will unite to form the Department of Justice.

Major changes introduced to create a more efficient public sector

Premier Mark McGowan has announced the biggest shakeup of the public sector in decades with 40 per cent of Government departments to be amalgamated or abolished.

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Final Report 2016-2017

Final Report 2016-2017

The Final Report 2016-2017 provides an overview of the Department of Corrective Services’ (DCS) operational and financial performance, disclosures and legal compliance with the Financial Management Act 2006.

A Final Report has been produced for 2016-2017 rather than an Annual Report following DCS’ amalgamation with the Department of the Attorney-General on 1 July 2017 to form the Department of Justice.

Our Minister

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

Locations

Facilities list.

Select the map to locate one of our facilities,or choose one from the list below.

Strategic Plan 2015-2018

Strategic Plan 2015-2018

The Department's Strategic Plan - Creating Value Through Performance reflects the Department's priorities and commitment to delivering a world class corrective services organisation.

It focuses on maximising all our capabilities - people, systems, infrastructure, financial, service delivery - to achieve a safer community.