Force Scaled Back at Banksia Hill

on Monday, 25 July 2016. Posted in News, Justice - Corrective Services - Dept Of

Secretary Toni Walkington spoke to ABC's Nicolas Perpitch about changes around use of force at Banksia Hill Juvenile Detention Centre.

She said although the centre is trying to replicate 'best practice' centres in the US - Banksia Hill is bigger and needs significantly more resources to be able to emulate those results with detainees.

Health checks scarce for kids in care

By Cathy O'Leary, Medical Editor - The West Australian. on Monday, 11 July 2016. Posted in News

Only 9 per cent of children in child protection in WA are getting yearly mental health checks, leaked figures show.

CSA secretary Toni Walkington said the State Government was failing to meet medical checks for three-quarters of children in the care of the Department for Child Protection.

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