Banksia Hill

Detention Centre

Government Reports

2018 - 28 June: Directed Review of Allegations made by Amnesty International Australia about ill-treatment at Banksia Hill Detention Centre (Office of the Inspector of Custodial Services)

2018 - 27 February: Inspection of Banksia Hill Detention Centre 2017 (Office of the Inspector of Custodial Services)

2017 - 07 June: Behaviour management practices at Banksia Hill Detention Centre (Office of the Inspector of Custodial Services)

2014 - April: Report of an Announced Inspection of Banksia Hill Juvenile Detention Centre (Office of the Inspector of Custodial Services)

 

2013 - October: The Management of Young Women and Girls at Banksia Hill Detention Centre (Office of the Inspector of Custodial Services)

2013 - 06 August: Post-Incident Management Review Paper - Banksia Hill Directed Review (Office of the Inspector of Custodial Services)

2013 - 06 August: Emergency Management Review Paper: Banksia Hill Directed Review (Office of the Inspector of Custodial Services)

2013 - 02 August: The Banksia Hill Detention Centre Redevelopment Project (Western Australian Auditor General's Report)

2013 - July: Directed Review Into an Incident at Banksia Hill Detention Centre on 20 January 2013 (Office of the Inspector of Custodial Services)

2012 - January: Report of an Announced Inspection of Banksia Hill Juvenile Detention Centre (Office of the Inspector of Custodial Services)

2008 - December: Report of an Announced Inspection of Banksia Hill Juvenile Detention Centre

2006 - September: Report of an Announced Inspection of Banksia Hill Juvenile Detention Centre (Office of the Inspector of Custodial Services)

Issues

2018 - 2 November: One-stop-shop youth prison model a 'failure' as MP calls for to Banksia Hill to close (WAtoday)

2018 - 11 September: Chance missed to expose brutality against detained children, lawyer says (The Guardian Australia)

2018 - 1 June: 'They've slipped through every crack': Banksia Hill teachers speak out (WAtoday)

2018 - 17 May: 'A monster factory' WA’s only youth prison under scrutiny again (NITV)

2018 - 20 April: 'There are too many young people in one place': Banksia Detention Centre slammed again in new report (NITV)

2018 - 18 April: Safety better at Banksia Hill Detention Centre, report says (The West Australian)

2017 - 28 July: Girls, young children leaving WA's Banksia Hill detention facility (News.com.au)

2017: 19 July: Children locked in cells and security footage taped over at youth detention centre (The Guardian Australia)

2017 - 18 July: Watchdog calls for failed jail to be shut (The West Australian)

2017 - 18 July: WA government refuses to close Banksia Hill Detention Centre (PerthNow)

​​2017 - 18 July: Banksia Hill: Damning report prompts call for specialised centres for young detainees (ABC News)

2017 - 17 July: Report on Banksia Hill juvenile detention centre reveals shocking failings (The West Australian)

​​​​2017 - 17 July: Juvenile justice report calls for 'volatile' Banksia Hill centre to be repurposed (ABC News)

2017 - 17 July: Banksia Hill: What happens to kids in WA's only youth jail? (ABC News)

2017 - 17 July: Banksia Hill: Corruption watchdog called in as CCTV wiped, incorrect records entered (ABC News)

2017 - 23 July: Banksia Hill: Prison watchdog's assessment highlights CCTV footage concerns (ABC News)

2015 - 16 June: Banksia Hill: WA's juvenile detention centre improved but further reform needed, custodial inspector says (ABC News)

2014 - 14 August: Banksia Hill: Separate facility to be set up for older offenders (ABC News)

2013 - 25 August: Banksia Hill Juvenile Detention Centre upgrades unveiled (WAtoday)

2013 - 22 January: Detention rate surge increases pressure (The West Australian)

Riots & Violence

2019 - 25 January: Rioters used brick pavers (The West Australian)

 

2017 - 06 May: Banksia Hill's juvenile detainees throw concrete pavers at staff in second disturbance in two days (ABC News)

2017 - 06 May: 'Authoritarian regime' to be introduced at Banksia Hill Juvenile Detention Centre (ABC News)

2017 - 05 May: Riot team called to disturbance at Banksia Hill Juvenile Detention Centre (ABC News)

 

2017 - 02 January: Guards pelted with concrete (The West Australian)

2017 - 01 January: Banksia Hill Detention Centre detainees damage centre, allegedly attack officers on New Year's Eve (ABC News)

2016 - 05 December: Drugs and boredom likely causes of violence inside Perth's Banksia Hill Detention Centre, detainee says (ABC News)

2016 - 13 November: Flash bombs, chemical spray used to subdue detainees at Banksia Hill juvenile detention centre (ABC News)

2016 - 25 October: Banksia Hill Detention Centre inmate attacks guards with rocks, sticks (The Mercury)

2016 - 08 October: Repeat offender involved in juvenile detention centre fires (ABC News)

2016 - 8 October: Banksia Hill in lockdown as tensions erupt again (The West Australian)

2016 - 02 September: Banksia Hill detention centre riot response defended after flash bombs, pepper spray used (ABC News)

2016 - 01 September: Banksia Hill detention centre in lockdown after destructive rampage (The West Australian)

2013 - 25 August: No batons, pepper spray at Banksia Hill (The Courier Mail)

2013 - 07 August: Prisons inspector finds Banksia Hill riot 'predictable' and centre a 'tinderbox' (ABC News)

2013 - 30 May: Teens charged over Banksia Hill riot (The West Australian)

2013: 27 February: Banksia Hill detainee on bite charge (The West Australian)

2013 - 21 January: Juvenile offenders moved after Banksia Hill prison riot (The West Australian)

 

2013 - 20 January: Police quell juvenile detention centre riot (ABC News)

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