Media Releases

Double-bunking not the answer to prison over-crowding crisis

Over crowding in WA’s prisons is chronic and has become the norm rather than the exception, creating a workplace where Prison Officers are increasingly put at risk, the WA Prison Officers Union said today.“It is clear ... Read More

WA prison officers support call to terminate privatised prison services

Secretary of the WA Prison Officers Union (WAPOU) Mr John Welch will today speak about the devastating risks associated with the privatisation of prisons at a rally organised by Deaths in Custody Watch.Mr Welch said that the ... Read More

Kalgoorlie MP urged to act on over-crowded prison

Frontline Prison Officers will today meet local Local Member for Kalgoorlie John Bowler over concerns about privatization and over-crowding at Eastern Goldfields Regional Prison.Eastern Goldfields Regional Prison has been ... Read More