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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.

Message from the Commissioner

Commissioner McMahon.

Corrective Services' mission is to ensure a safer community.

The Commissioner administers the Prisons Act 1981, the Young Offenders Act 1994, and the Sentence Administration Act 2003.

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Reconciling with Aboriginal People

Meaningful first step to reconcile with Aboriginal people as Department of Corrective Services launches inaugural Reconciliation Action Plan.

Response to report on thermal conditions

The Commissioner for Corrective Services James McMahon has welcomed the report by the Office of the Inspector of Custodial Services (OICS) into thermal conditions of prison cells

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Annual Report 2015-2016

Annual Report 2015-2016

The Annual Report 2015-2016 provides an overview of the agency's operational and financial performance, disclosures and legal compliance in accordance with the Financial Management Act 2006.

The full report is available as an online and print version.

Our Minister

The Honourable Joe Francis MLA is the Minister for Emergency Services, Fisheries, Corrective Services and Veterans.


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.