Membership News

WAPOU Financial Reports

2017-18 Financial YearThe financial audit for the 2017-18 financial year is complete. The following report can be accessed by clicking on the hyperlink below:WAPOU General Purpose Financial Report 2018 2016-17 ... Read More

Election Notice - E2018/38 - Stage 2

Nominations are called for:Branch Delegate to Federal Council (1)Election Notice InformationNomination FormApplication Form for Absentee Ballot Material  Read More


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Election Results - E2018.38 CPSU-SPSF WA Branch

CPSU/SPSF Group scheduled election WA Prison Officers Union BranchThe declaration of results for the E2018/38 elections can be found here.The AEC declaration of results can be found here. Read More

WAPOU mental health training making impact beyond WA

Over the past year, WAPOU has been working to empower prison officers to take control of their mental health by delivering groundbreaking training to hundreds of prison staff across the state.The innovative training we have ... Read More

Election Notice - E2018.38 CPSU-SPSF WA Branch

Western Australian Prison Officers' BranchScheduled and Vacancy Election: Official Documents Election Notice Stage 1Nomination Form Stage 1  Read More

A Message from Andy Smith

Dear Members,  The beginning of 2018 has brought big changes to the WA Prison Officers Union following the resignation and departure of Secretary John Welch. It is with that news I would like to announce I will be ... Read More

E2017-210 CPSU-SPSF WAPOU Branch Election - Contested and Uncontested Declaration

Below are the results of the election for the following offices, conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009 and the rules of the organisation.WAPOU Branch Election - ... Read More

Corruption and Crime Commission investigation into the WA prison system

We have been made aware that a Corruption and Crime Commission (CCC) investigation is currently underway into the Western Australian prison system. We understand that the investigation, jointly conducted by the CCC, ... Read More

Circular No 29 - Response to Post Election Report

Further to Circular No 25 and the post election report published on the union 'Respect the Risk' website, WAPOU have now responded to the issues raised in the Report. A copy of the response is now available on the union ... Read More

Election Notice E2017 - 210

Circular No 26 - 2017: Election Notice E2017 - 210Nomination Form E2017 - 210 Read More

CPSU/SPSF WAPOU Branch Vacancy Election - Post-election Report

Circular No 25 2017 - Post Election Report E2017-130E2017 - 130 CPSU-SPSF WAPOU Branch Vacancy Election - Post Election Report PDFE2017 - 130 Declaration of Results for Uncontested and Contested Offices - signed PDF  Read More

Circular No 23 – Educational Scholarships 2017

Information about the Educational Scholarship Programme, including who is eligible and how to apply, can be found here. Read More

2017 AGM Agenda

Dear Members,The agenda for the 2017 AGM has been released.A copy of the agenda can be found here.  Read More

Wandoo Prison - They made it public

Last weekend’s WA Labor State Conference saw one of the most significant outcomes for WAPOU and its members in recent years, with the announcement by Premier Mark McGowan that Wandoo prison, which is currently operated ... Read More