2383. Hon Alison Xamon to the minister representing the Minister for Emergency Services; Corrective Services:

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 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?

Hon Stephen Dawson replied:

(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.


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