Visiting prisons or detention centre

All in-person prison and detention centre visits are currently suspended until further notice.

Face-to-face social visits to prisons in the Perth and Peel regions and the Banksia Hill Detention Centre have resumed from Sunday, 14 February 2021. Bookings for all facilities are now open.

We thank you for your patience as we work to ensure all people in custody are given the opportunity to see their family, friends and support networks.

Select a prison or detention centre for information and how to book a visit:

Prisoner transport

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Safe and secure prisoner transport is a key priority for the Department of Justice. The Department has high standards of care in place to ensure the safety, security and welfare of people in custody, while they are being transported.

There are around 36,000 movements of people in custody every year via air, coach and secure vehicle throughout the state of Western Australia

The terrain travelled varies significantly from Wyndham in the north to Albany in the south and includes extreme climatic conditions. 


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Meet Tracey

Tracey is the Acting Clinical Nurse Manager at Banksia Hill Detention Centre.
Page reviewed 15 February 2021