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Parliamentary Questions

Question On Notice No. 2383 asked in the Legislative Council on 13 August 2019 by Hon Alison Xamon

Question Directed to the: Minister for Environment representing the Minister for Emergency Services; Corrective Services
Minister responding: Hon F.M. Logan
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

I refer to children and young people currently in Banksia Hill Detention Centre (Banksia Hill), and I ask:
(a) what is the current muster;
(b) how many children and young people are sentenced;
(c) how many of the children and young people from (b) are in custody as the result of sentencing under mandatory custodial sentencing provisions;
(d) for what mandatory sentencing offences are the young people from (c) in custody;
(e) how many of the unsentenced children and young people in Banksia Hill have been charged with offences that carry a mandatory custodial sentence; and
(f) will the Minister please advise which offences the children and young people in (e) have been charged with?

Answered on 17 September 2019

(a) 95 as of 4 September 2019.

(b) 43 as of 4 September 2019.

(c - f) Department of Justice - Corrective Services does not hold this information.