1          The Department and its contractors enhance the focus on dynamic security

2          The Department implement initiatives to support the objectives of the Western Australian Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drug Services Plan 2015-2025, including improved mental health services and dedicated, appropriately staffed mental health units in prisons.

3          The Department ensure unnecessary escape alerts are removed and a risk level is identified for every remaining alert.

4          The Department ensure new policies or policy changes are undertaken sparingly and are always accompanied by an impact assessment within six months of implementation.

5          The Department ensure that prisons and detention centres comply with emergency management requirements, as specified by the Emergency Management Framework.

6          The Department ensure every escape and attempted escape is reviewed and documented allowing proactive analysis of systemic issues to be undertaken.


Read the Department’s response to the recommendations 

Page last updated: April 2, 2015

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