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WAPOU recognises prison officers on National Corrections Day

WAPOU RECOGNISES PRISON OFFICERS ON NATIONAL CORRECTIONS DAY The WA Prison Officers’ Union has commended the efforts, courage and professionalism of WA prison officers after what has been a difficult year in prisons across the State. On National Cor ...

WAPOU calls for better medical facilities at women's prison

The WA Prison Officers’ Union (WAPOU) has welcomed recommendations for improved infrastructure, a new infirmary and better operational processes at Bandyup Women’s Prison, but says prison officers acted as fast as they could during a birth eme ...

WAPOU warns staffing issue not isolated to Greenough

The WA Prison Officers’ Union (WAPOU) is calling on the State Government to ensure all WA prisons are adequately staffed and safe following the Critical Incident Review into the events at Greenough Regional Prison. WAPOU warns the issues outlined in ...