University of Sydney Business School Industry Partnership Grant 2015
Western Australian Prison Officers Union (WAPOU)
The Costs, Performance, Efficiency and Accountability of Australian Private Prisons
Jane Andrew; Max Baker
The aim of the project is to examine the costs, performance, efficiency and accountability of Australian private prisons. The project draws on publicly available data from a range of sources which include each State government treasury budgets, annual reports from private operators, inspectors, Ombudsman and Auditor Generals as well as research, media and independent inquiries. The project has developed the following outcomes 1. A comprehensive database populated with publicly available data on private prisons within Australia. 2. A State of the Nation report which reviews the regulatory oversight and publicly available information on the costs, performance, efficiency and accountability of all private prisons on a state by state basis. The project will inform the current and future debates surrounding State Government prison policy.
|1 May 2015 - 30 April 2016||$80,000|