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Western Australian correctional facilities

The Department of Corrective Services is the public authority for correctional facilities in Western Australia.

Note: The details on this page have been compiled from publicly available information for convenience. The Australian Institute of Criminology will review this information periodically but cannot guarantee its accuracy or completeness.

Acacia Prison
Classification Medium (Male)
Capacity 1007
Function Purpose-built dedicated male medium-security prison
Public/Private Private - Serco Australia Pty Ltd
Contact details Ph: (08) 9573 3300
Further information Department of Corrective Services
Acacia Security & Management Contract
Albany Regional Prison
Classification Maximum/Medium/Minimum (Male)
Capacity 310
Function Only maximum security prison outside the Perth metropolitan area
Public/Private Public
Contact details Locked Bag 2, Albany WA 6331; Ph: (08) 9842 4444
Further information Department of Corrective Services
Bandyup Women's Prison
Classification Maximum/Medium/Minimum (Female)
Capacity 260
Function Only prison in WA solely for female offenders
Public/Private Public
Contact details PO Box 100, Guildford WA 6055; Ph: (08) 9374 8700
Further information Department of Corrective Services
Boronia Pre-release Centre for Women
Classification Minimum (Female)
Capacity 82
Function Pre-release centre for females. Rehabilitation and preparation for re-entry into the community
Public/Private Public
Contact details Ph: (08) 9212 3600
Further information Department of Corrective Services
Broome Regional Prison
Classification Minimum (Male and Female); Medium (short time only and remands)
Capacity 98; 40 including work camps
Function Only prison located in the Kimberley region
Public/Private Public
Contact details PO Box 83, Broome WA 6725; Ph: (08) 9193 8500
Further information Department of Corrective Services
Bunbury Regional Prison
Classification Medium/Minimum (Male); Maximum (short time only, mainly remands)
Capacity 340
Function
Public/Private Public
Contact details PO Box 444, Bunbury WA 6230; Ph: (08) 9795 2155
Further information Department of Corrective Services
Casuarina Prison
Classification Maximum/Medium/Minimum (Male)
Capacity 680
Function Main Maximum security prison in WA
Public/Private Public
Contact details Locked Bag No 1, Kwinana Post Office, Kwinana WA 6167; Ph: (08) 9411 5333
Further information Department of Corrective Services
Eastern Goldfields Regional Prison
Classification Minimum (Male and Female); very short term holding capacity for higher security prisoners
Capacity 116; 20 including work camps
Function Mainly low security but does have some remand functions
Public/Private Public
Contact details PO Box 434, Boulder WA 6432; Ph: (08) 9093 5100
Further information Department of Corrective Services
Greenough Regional Prison
Classification Medium/Minimum (Male and Female); Maximum (remand)
Capacity 328
Function
Public/Private Public
Contact details PO Box 4108, Rangeway, Geraldton WA 6530; Ph: (08) 9923 6500
Further information Department of Corrective Services
Hakea Prison
Classification Maximum/Medium/Minimum (Male)
Capacity 897
Function Dedicated remand receival and assessment centre for WA
Public/Private Public
Contact details Ph: (08) 9366 6333
Further information Department of Corrective Services
Karnet Prison
Classification Minimum (Male)
Capacity 326
Function Prison farm providing work for male, minimum-security prisoners and food for the entire prison system
Public/Private Public
Contact details Ph: (08) 9526 3200
Further information Department of Corrective Services
Pardelup Prison Farm
Classification Minimum (Male)
Capacity 84; 12 including work camps
Function
Public/Private Public
Contact details PO Box 56, Mt Barker WA 6324; Ph: (08) 9851 3700
Further information Department of Corrective Services
Roeburne Regional Prison
Classification Medium (Male and Female); Minimum/Maximum (short term)
Capacity 161
Function
Public/Private Public
Contact details PO Box 21, Roebourne WA 6718; Ph: (08) 9182 0100
Further information Department of Corrective Services
Wandoo Reintegration Facility
Classification Minimum (Males 18 -24)
Capacity 80
Function Uniquely catering to the 18 – 24 age group, preparing offenders for reintegration upon release by providing them with life skills, education and training, and employment opportunities.
Public/Private Public
Contact details Locked Bag 1, Bullcreek WA 6558; Ph: (08) 9218 7901
Further information Department of Corrective Services
West Kimberley Regional Prison
Classification Medium/minimum (Male and female); (housed separately)
Capacity 150
Function Design and operations based on Aboriginal cultures and values, with housing according to family ties or language, as well as security rating.
Public/Private Public
Contact details PO Box 350, Derby WA 6728; Ph: (08) 9161 6000
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Wooroloo Prison
Classification Minimum (Male)
Capacity 360; 12 including work camps
Function Has a special arrangement offering the use of the prison's amenities to the local community, such as sporting facilities
Public/Private Public
Contact details Ph: (08) 9573 3000
Further information Department of Corrective Services