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West Kimberley regional prison project

 

Overview

Located south of the intersection of the Gibb River Road and Derby Highway, the West Kimberley regional prison project aims to meet the unique cultural needs of Aboriginal people through the design, building and operation of the West Kimberley regional prison.

The prison will focus on reducing repeat offending in the Kimberley by:

The West Kimberley regional prison has been designed for 120 male and 30 female inmates who will be accommodated in self-care units. These units have been designed to support prisoners in keeping or developing life skills including cooking, cleaning, and budgeting. All prisoners in the facility are expected to work and attend education and programs.

Department of Corrective Services Western Australia abstract

Contacts

West Kimberley Regional Prison Project Office
Department of Corrective Services
West Kimberley House
16-22 Loch Street
PO Box 350
Derby WA 6728
Ph: (08) 9193 1953
Ph: (08) 9191 2066
Fax: (08) 9264 1269

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Last updated: 13 January 2014
 
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