Casuarina Prison

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Casuarina Prison
Location Casuarina, Western Australia, 30 kilometres (19 mi) south of Perth
Coordinates 32°14′23″S 115°52′41″E / 32.23972°S 115.87806°E / -32.23972; 115.87806Coordinates: 32°14′23″S 115°52′41″E / 32.23972°S 115.87806°E / -32.23972; 115.87806
Status Operational
Security class Minimum to maximum (Male)
Capacity 680
Opened June 1991 (1991-06)
Managed by Department of Corrective Services

Casuarina Prison is the main maximum security prison for Western Australia, located near Perth. The prison accommodates minimum, medium and maximum security prisoners and was opened in 1991 to replace Fremantle Prison. The prison featured in the documentary, Australia's Hardest Prison: Lockdown Oz on the National Geographic channel in 2008, following the lives of prisoners and officers.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Hayward, Andrea (17 May 2007). "Freed Roche: 'I'll stay clean'". The Sunday Times (Western Australia). Archived from the original on 18 January 2011. Retrieved 18 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "Accused child killer to undergo more psych testing". ABC News (Australia). 1 December 2006. Archived from the original on 18 January 2011. Retrieved 18 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "Coroner told Birnie depressed in days before suicide". ABC News (Australia). 18 December 2007. Archived from the original on 18 January 2011. Retrieved 18 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "Delay in officially informing Bropho's family of his death". ABC News (Australia). 25 October 2011. 

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