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141: Inspection of the Intensive Support Unit at Banksia Hill Detention Centre

The Office conducted an occasional inspection of Banksia Hill Detention Centre in December 2021. It was initiated due to increasing concerns about the management and treatment of young people being subject to discipline and punishment regimes. The inspection examined the conditions in the Intensive Supervision Unit (ISU), and B Wing of Jasper Unit. It involved …

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134: Inspection of Bunbury Regional Prison

Bunbury Regional Prison is a male, mixed classification prison. It has recently undergone a significant expansion with a new 160-bed unit being built inside the main prison. The main prison houses predominantly medium-security prisoners, with capacity in Unit 1 for a small number of maximum-security rated offenders, and only for a short time. Units 2, …

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133: Inspection of West Kimberley Regional Prison

West Kimberley Regional Prison (WKRP) is located 2,380 kilometres north of Perth, near Derby. It holds prisoners of all security ratings and has capacity for 183 males and 40 females. WKRP was built to be the main custodial facility for the Kimberley region. The prison’s ethos was to: have an innovative Aboriginal focus; hold Kimberley …

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