The PSA IRC appearance today Sunday 9 June 2019 has just concluded and we have the following commitments from Juvenile Justice:
1. A communication is to be sent to all Centres within the next 24 hours by the Department that 18 year old detainees who assaults a staff member or detainee. Juvenile Justice will look to take reasonable steps in transferring the detainee to Corrective Services.
2. Juvenile Justice will arrange a meeting with DC delegates as soon as possible with the Secretary for FACS & Justice.
3. The PSA and Juvenile Justice to meet and discuss amendments to the Detention Centre Act.
We have advised Commissioner Sloan that duties across all Detentions Centre’s will resume 2pm Sunday 9 June 2019.
We thank all members for the continued support in this matter.
Senior Industrial Officer