- Temperatures attained in some prison cells in Western Australia exposed prisoners to dangerous conditions (Read more)
- Summer temperatures presented the most acute risk to prisoner health.
- Dongas were inefficient at moderating temperatures (Read more)
- The provision of air-conditioning in Departmental facilities was inconsistent and poorly correlated with risk (Read more)
- The Department lacked adequate policies, guidelines or standards related to temperature control (Read more)
- Recently built Departmental facilities have commendably placed a high emphasis on cell construction and design that is appropriate for the climate and ensures the maintenance of acceptable temperatures. In contrast, some older built facilities were ill-equipped to tolerate extreme temperatures (Read more)
Page last updated: November 13, 2015