The WA Prison Officers’ Union is concerned the State Government’s new home burglary laws will put even more pressure on an already overcrowded prison system.
Australia is locking up more people than ever before, but many of Australia's prison practices breach the UN's new standards.
There's nothing like visiting a prison. Everything is cold and in variations of grey: the walls, the tables, the floor, the locks, the bars. Everything is regulated: where you can walk, what you can carry, where you can sit, and how long you can visit for.
Six prisoners at Greenough Regional Prison in Geraldton have ended a rooftop protest after prison officers negotiated to bring them down.
Death In Custody Action Watch Committee of WA applies to be an interested person at inquest in bid to steer coroner towards systemic police custody issues
Kumanjayi Langdon death in custody: Police watch house nurse entered inaccurate health records, inquest hears
A nurse using a "cut and paste" template entered inaccurate health records for Kumanjayi Langdon on the night of his death in a Darwin watch house, an inquest into the Aboriginal man's death in custody has heard.