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WA coroner investigates prison death | Perth Now

A MAN who died in a West Australian prison complained of feeling depressed and having trouble sleeping in the lead up to his death, the Coroners Court has heard. PETER Phillip Humes, 38, died in his cell at Hakea Prison

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WA coroner investigates prison death | Perth Now

A MAN who died in a West Australian prison complained of feeling depressed and having trouble sleeping in the lead up to his death, the Coroners Court has heard. PETER Phillip Humes, 38, died in his cell at Hakea Prison

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Muslim sheikh banned from WA prisons | The Australian

A PERTH man accused of praising terrorist groups has been banned from West Australian prisons after it emerged he visited a remand jail to preach to inmates. via Muslim sheikh banned from WA prisons | The Australian.

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Muslim sheikh banned from WA prisons | The Australian

A PERTH man accused of praising terrorist groups has been banned from West Australian prisons after it emerged he visited a remand jail to preach to inmates. via Muslim sheikh banned from WA prisons | The Australian.

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WA prison union @JohnWelchWAPOU calls for empty units to be opened to tackle ‘overcrowding’ | ABC

The WA Prison Officers’ Union has called for the State Government to open four empty units to help tackle what it says is overcrowding in the system. But Corrective Services Minister Joe Francis says there are beds available for prisoners

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WA prison union @JohnWelchWAPOU calls for empty units to be opened to tackle ‘overcrowding’ | ABC

The WA Prison Officers’ Union has called for the State Government to open four empty units to help tackle what it says is overcrowding in the system. But Corrective Services Minister Joe Francis says there are beds available for prisoners

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WA prison system reaches 96.5% of operational capacity, as Hakea cells sit empty | West Australian

WAs prison system has reached 96.5 per cent of its operational capacity, with the Government yet to get a handle on the projected impact of burglary laws designed to jail more people for longer. It comes as the Department of

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WA prison system reaches 96.5% of operational capacity, as Hakea cells sit empty | West Australian

WAs prison system has reached 96.5 per cent of its operational capacity, with the Government yet to get a handle on the projected impact of burglary laws designed to jail more people for longer. It comes as the Department of

Serco faces $200k fine for Western Australian prison van escape | Yahoo!7

Yahoo!7, 7/1/2014. Serco, the private firm that runs WA\’s prison transport service, faces a $200,000 penalty for the escape of two prisoners who were on the run for 36 hours and sparked a massive police manhunt at the weekend. Under

Serco faces $200k fine for Western Australian prison van escape | Yahoo!7

Yahoo!7, 7/1/2014. Serco, the private firm that runs WA\’s prison transport service, faces a $200,000 penalty for the escape of two prisoners who were on the run for 36 hours and sparked a massive police manhunt at the weekend. Under

WA: X-traordinary reward for juveniles

THE State Government has bought eight Xbox consoles for juvenile offenders who destroyed six of the same gaming stations during a riot in January. The eight new consoles have been bought at taxpayers expense for use by detainees at Hakea

WA: X-traordinary reward for juveniles

THE State Government has bought eight Xbox consoles for juvenile offenders who destroyed six of the same gaming stations during a riot in January. The eight new consoles have been bought at taxpayers expense for use by detainees at Hakea

Young inmates returned after WA jail riot

The last of the young offenders locked up in a West Australian adult prison following a riot last January have been moved back to the repaired juvenile detention centre. On January 20, Banksia Hills teen detainees staged a riot, trashing

Young inmates returned after WA jail riot

The last of the young offenders locked up in a West Australian adult prison following a riot last January have been moved back to the repaired juvenile detention centre. On January 20, Banksia Hills teen detainees staged a riot, trashing

Hakea prisons adult inmates in regular contact with juveniles held there

Adult inmates were in regular contact with juvenile detainees at Hakea prison in Western Australia, according to an ex-juvenile detainee who was transferred along with more than 100 juveniles to the adult prison after a riot in January that partially

Hakea prisons adult inmates in regular contact with juveniles held there

Adult inmates were in regular contact with juvenile detainees at Hakea prison in Western Australia, according to an ex-juvenile detainee who was transferred along with more than 100 juveniles to the adult prison after a riot in January that partially

Smuggling of mobiles into WA prisons targeted

The Corrective Services Department is planning to trial special metal detector chairs to scan for concealed objects as it deals with an increase in mobile phones being smuggled into WA prisons. They are concerned the phones could be being used

Smuggling of mobiles into WA prisons targeted

The Corrective Services Department is planning to trial special metal detector chairs to scan for concealed objects as it deals with an increase in mobile phones being smuggled into WA prisons. They are concerned the phones could be being used

Police crackdown on drugs in prison – The West Australian

Mobile phone sim cards, drugs and syringes were among items discovered during a crackdown on contraband being smuggled into Hakea Prison today. Police and corrective services officers with drug-detection dogs searched 90 cars this afternoon in a bid to stop

Police crackdown on drugs in prison – The West Australian

Mobile phone sim cards, drugs and syringes were among items discovered during a crackdown on contraband being smuggled into Hakea Prison today. Police and corrective services officers with drug-detection dogs searched 90 cars this afternoon in a bid to stop

Banksia Hill Juvenile Detention Centre upgrades unveiled

Around 100 juveniles are still waiting to be transferred from an adult prison to Banksia Hill Detention Centre after a $1.3 million repair job, WA’s Corrective Services Minister announced on Sunday. Following a riot which damaged more than 60 cells

Banksia Hill Juvenile Detention Centre upgrades unveiled

Around 100 juveniles are still waiting to be transferred from an adult prison to Banksia Hill Detention Centre after a $1.3 million repair job, WA’s Corrective Services Minister announced on Sunday. Following a riot which damaged more than 60 cells

Riot at detention centre costs $3 million

It has been revealed a riot at the Banksia Hill detention centre has cost the State Government more than $3 million. Juveniles from the centre were moved from Banksia Hill to Hakea Prison following a riot at the centre in

Riot at detention centre costs $3 million

It has been revealed a riot at the Banksia Hill detention centre has cost the State Government more than $3 million. Juveniles from the centre were moved from Banksia Hill to Hakea Prison following a riot at the centre in

Strip-searching of children in adult jail ‘seems excessive': WA minister

The Western Australian government has conceded that strip-searching juvenile detainees who are being held in an adult prison up to four times a day is “alarming” and seems “excessive” but has backed away from taking immediate action, saying it is

Strip-searching of children in adult jail ‘seems excessive': WA minister

The Western Australian government has conceded that strip-searching juvenile detainees who are being held in an adult prison up to four times a day is “alarming” and seems “excessive” but has backed away from taking immediate action, saying it is

WA juvenile prison works to cost millions

Repairs and upgrades to Perths riot-hit Banksia Hill Juvenile Detention Centre are expected to cost millions of dollars, the Western Australias prisons inspector says. After handing down a scathing report about the causes of the January rampage – which required

WA juvenile prison works to cost millions

Repairs and upgrades to Perths riot-hit Banksia Hill Juvenile Detention Centre are expected to cost millions of dollars, the Western Australias prisons inspector says. After handing down a scathing report about the causes of the January rampage – which required

Investigation into why five juveniles trashed cells at Hakea Prison

The Department of Corrective Services is trying to determine why five juveniles damaged their cells at Hakea Prison. Sinks, toilets, showers and mattresses inside five separate cells were destroyed on Saturday night. A spokesman says the juveniles did not get

Investigation into why five juveniles trashed cells at Hakea Prison

The Department of Corrective Services is trying to determine why five juveniles damaged their cells at Hakea Prison. Sinks, toilets, showers and mattresses inside five separate cells were destroyed on Saturday night. A spokesman says the juveniles did not get

Juvenile jail guards in industrial action | News.com.au

GUARDS at Western Australia’s only juvenile detention centre say they won’t return there until security issues at the riot-trashed facility are addressed. The youth custodial officers fear the young offenders could pose a safety risk if they’re allowed back into

Juvenile jail guards in industrial action | News.com.au

GUARDS at Western Australia’s only juvenile detention centre say they won’t return there until security issues at the riot-trashed facility are addressed. The youth custodial officers fear the young offenders could pose a safety risk if they’re allowed back into

WA prisons minister takes himself to jail | News.com.au

WESTERN Australias prisons minister says he has so little confidence in his own department that he turned up unannounced to inspect a jail for himself. Joe Francis, a former naval officer, became WAs corrective services minister following the state election

WA prisons minister takes himself to jail | News.com.au

WESTERN Australias prisons minister says he has so little confidence in his own department that he turned up unannounced to inspect a jail for himself. Joe Francis, a former naval officer, became WAs corrective services minister following the state election

Amnesty condemns Western Australia for keeping children in adult prison | World news | guardian.co.uk

Amnesty condemns Western Australia for keeping children in adult prison | World news | guardian.co.uk. Amnesty International has condemned the Western Australian state government for missing its deadline to return children incarcerated at an adult prison to juvenile detention facilities

Amnesty condemns Western Australia for keeping children in adult prison | World news | guardian.co.uk

Amnesty condemns Western Australia for keeping children in adult prison | World news | guardian.co.uk. Amnesty International has condemned the Western Australian state government for missing its deadline to return children incarcerated at an adult prison to juvenile detention facilities

Commissioner concerned for juvenile offenders’ mental health in an adult prison – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Commissioner concerned for juvenile offenders’ mental health in an adult prison – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). The Children’s Commissioner Michelle Scott has expressed concern at the continuing detention of juvenile offenders in the adult Hakea Prison. The Department of

Commissioner concerned for juvenile offenders’ mental health in an adult prison – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Commissioner concerned for juvenile offenders’ mental health in an adult prison – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). The Children’s Commissioner Michelle Scott has expressed concern at the continuing detention of juvenile offenders in the adult Hakea Prison. The Department of

Return of young WA detainees pushed back | News.com.au

Return of young WA detainees pushed back | News.com.au. THE return of juvenile offenders to a detention centre in Perth’s south has been pushed back after youth custodial officers called for measures to ensure staff safety. The teenage prisoners were

Return of young WA detainees pushed back | News.com.au

Return of young WA detainees pushed back | News.com.au. THE return of juvenile offenders to a detention centre in Perth’s south has been pushed back after youth custodial officers called for measures to ensure staff safety. The teenage prisoners were