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Media Releases

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 ...

Union warns WA's newest prison already at crisis point

The WA Prison Officers’ Union (WAPOU) warns the State’s newest prison is already at breaking point with serious overcrowding and staffing shortages. Last Thursday up to 18 male prisoners slept on the floor of the Eastern Goldfields Regional Pr ...

WAPOU calls on State Government to invest in WA prisons

The WA Prison Officers’ Union (WAPOU) is calling on the State Government to act on recommendations to invest in Albany Regional Prison following a damming report by the Inspector of Custodial Services. The report tabled in Parliament today found Alb ...