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Western Australia - Organisation

Department of Corrective Services (2006 - )

State of Western Australia

From
2006
Categories
Care Provider, Government Department, Records Access Service and Records Holder
Website
http://www.correctiveservices.wa.gov.au

The Department of Corrective Services was established in 2006. It took over the youth justice functions from the Department of Justice, which was abolished. From April 2014 the Youth Justice Board was created to oversee the work of the youth justice division of the Department for Corrective Services.

Details

The Youth Justice Board was established on 2 April 2014 by the Minister for Corrective Services, Western Australia, to oversee the work of the youth justice division of the Department for Corrective Services, engage with the community, particularly the Aboriginal community, around youth justice issues and ensure continuous improvement in youth detention. The Board is chaired by the Commissioner of the Department of Corrective Services.

Timeline

 1993 - 2001 Ministry of Justice
       2001 - 2006 Department of Justice
             2006 - Department of Corrective Services

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Sources used to compile this entry: 'AU WA A1261 - Department of Corrective Services [2]', in State Records Office of Western Australia - Organisations & People, State Records Office of Western Australia, 2015, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/department-of-corrective-services-2-au-wa-a1261.

Prepared by: Debra Rosser