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Tribunals and Boards

The Department of the Attorney General's State Review Boards Secretariat administers the following three boards that make decisions on the release of offenders and mentally impaired accused people in Western Australia:

  • Prisoners Review Board
  • Mentally Impaired Accused Review Board
  • Supervised Release Review Board.

Prisoners Review Board

The Prisoners Review Board (PRB) is an independent statutory body governed by the Sentence Administration Act 2003. The PRB replaced the Parole Board in January 2007 as part of reforms involving the management of prisoners in Western Australia. An overview of the reforms is available on the PDF below.

The Prisoners Review Board is responsible for all decisions about release on parole. The board also considers prisoner requests for re-entry release orders and re-socialisation programs. Approvals for some board decisions are required by the Minister and the Governor. More information on the Prisoners Review Board is available from its website.

Contact details

Prisoners Review Board
GPO Box C127
PERTH WA 6839
Phone: (08) 9423 8700
Email: prisonersreviewboard@justice.wa.gov.au

Supervised Release Review Board

The Supervised Release Review Board determines the suitability of young offenders in detention to be released on a supervised release order.

Contact details

Supervised Release Review Board
GPO Box C127
PERTH WA 6839
Phone: (08) 9423 8700
Email: srrb@justice.wa.gov.au

Mentally Impaired Accused Review Board

The Mentally Impaired Accused Review Board reports and makes recommendations to the Attorney General on matters relating to people who are either unfit to stand trial or acquitted on account of unsoundness of mind and detained under custody orders issued under the Criminal Law (Mentally Impaired Accused) Act 1996.

More information on the Mentally Impaired Accused Review Board is available from its website.

Contact details

Mentally Impaired Accused Review Board
GPO Box C127
PERTH WA 6839
Phone: (08) 9423 8700
Email: prisonersreviewboard@justice.wa.gov.au


Last updated: 10-Oct-2016

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