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Media Releases

Record Number of Prison Officers Ride

A record number of prison officers will be joined by their families, members of the WA Police Union and government officials to take part in the third consecutive Stand T.A.L.R (Talk, Ask, Listen, Refer) Ride. In a show of solidarity more than 170 partici ...

WA PRISON OFFICERS’ UNION WINS FIGHT TO REVERSE PRIVATISATION OF WA PRISON.

The WA Prison Officers Union (WAPOU) has welcomed the decision from the WA Government to bring Melaleuca Remand and Reintegration Facility back into public hands.   WAPOU has been campaigning for the government to take back control of the Sodexo run ...

WA prison officers win Australasia Movember challenge

WA prison officers are the 2019 Prison Officers’ Association of Australasia (POAA) Movember Challenge winners. The WA Prison Officers’ Union (WAPOU) team raised a total of $12,247, as prison officers across the state battled through endl ...