Deep in the heart of Western Australia lies one of the most notorious prisons in all of Australia. Casuarina Maximum Security Jail is a place so notorious that it has been the scene of one of the bloodiest prison riots in Australia’s history. It is commonly referred to as a ‘supermax’ because it currently houses over 600 serial killers, sex offenders, and terrorists – many of whom are some of the worst criminals in the country.
Unsurprisingly, with such high numbers, the cells at Casuarina are overflowing despite being designed for only 400 inmates. This makes it not only one of the toughest prisons around but also an incredibly dangerous environment to be inside – both for its inmates and staff alike.
The documentary ‘Casuarina Maximum Security’ takes you inside this notorious prison to see what life is like in there and how it operates on a daily basis. With contributions from former inmates, guards, and even corrections officers who were present during the infamous riot, this eye-opening documentary gives viewers an insight into what life is really like behind bars.
For anyone interested in learning more about crime and punishment within our society – or just looking for an interesting watch – we highly recommend taking a look at what ‘Casuarina Maximum Security’ has to offer. It’s sure to leave viewers with a newfound appreciation for law and order, as well as a greater understanding of how difficult it can be for those who find themselves stuck inside these walls.