Premier Colin Barnett has today announced the State Government’s new Cabinet, welcoming five new Ministers to the front bench.
The Department of Corrective Services reiterates that the transfer of detainees from Banksia Hill Detention Centre to what is now the Hakea Juvenile Facility has been undertaken out of necessity and is in no way intended as punishment.
The Sunday Times News Paper Reports a prisoner at Hakea Prison has died of suspected heart attack. The 49 year old man collapsed inside the jail just before 3pm on Friday 15th March.
The following is an article published in the West Australian Newspaper 14th March on page 20 of the Opinion section around the States Youth Justice approach and how this is failing our community at the present time. Michelle Scott is the WA Commissioner for Children and Young People.
By Rebecca Dollery - ABC online - 14 March 2013