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New South Wales correctional facilities

Corrective Services NSW is the public authority responsible for correctional facilities in New South Wales.

Note: The details on this page have been compiled from publicly available information for convenience. The Australian Institute of Criminology will review this information periodically but cannot guarantee its accuracy or completeness.

Balund-a (Tabulam)
Classification
Capacity
Function Residential diversionary program for offenders
Public/Private Public
Contact details 186 Welsh Road, Mookima Wybra via TABULAM NSW 2469; Phone: (02) 6660 8600
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Bathurst Correctional Centre
Classification Medium/minimum (Male)
Capacity 222
Function Reception prison for western New South Wales
Public/Private Public
Contact details PO Box 166, Bathurst NSW 2795; Ph: (02) 6338 3282
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Brewarrina (Yetta Dhinnakkal) Centre
Classification Minimum (Male)
Capacity 70
Function Minimum security facility for Aboriginal males, operates as a working farm
Public/Private Public
Contact details Locked Bag 1, Brewarrina NSW 2839; Ph: (02) 6874 4717
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Broken Hill Correctional Centre
Classification Medium (Male and Female); Periodic detention centre
Capacity
Function A reception prison. It holds a mixture of sentenced and remand inmates.
Public/Private Public
Contact details PO Box 403, Broken Hill NSW 2880; Ph:(08) 8087 3025
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Cessnock Correctional Centre
Classification Maximum/Minimum (Male)
Capacity
Function The reception prison for the Newcastle/Hunter region.
Public/Private Public
Contact details PO Box 32, Cessnock NSW 2325. Ph: (02) 4993 2333
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Compulsory Drug Treatment Correctional Centre
Classification Medium (Male)
Capacity 70 (plus 30 offenders under supervision in the community)
Function Accommodates inmates on site and under supervision in the community.
Public/Private Public
Contact details 66 Sentry Drive , PARKLEA NSW 2768; Ph: (02) 9678 4171
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Cooma Correctional Centre
Classification Minimum/Medium (Males and Females)
Capacity 160
Function
Public/Private Public
Contact details Locked Bag 7, Cooma NSW 2630; Ph: (02) 6455 0333
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Dawn de Loas Correctional Centre Area 1 & 2
Classification Minimum (Males)
Capacity
Function Correctional centre for males
Public/Private Public
Contact details Locked Mail Bag 115, Australia Post Business Centre SILVERWATER, NSW 2128;
Ph: (02) 9289 5339 or 9289 5323
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Dillwynia Women's Correctional Centre
Classification Medium (Females)
Capacity 200
Function First purpose-built women's correctional centre in NSW. Focuses on rehabilitation and preparation for re-integration, with all inmates expected to be employed and attend programs to address offending behaviour.
Public/Private Public
Contact details Part of the John Morony Correctional Complex, Windsor NSW 2756
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Emu Plains Correctional Centre
Classification Minimum (Female)
Capacity
Function
Public/Private Public
Contact details Old Bathurst Rd, Emu Plains NSW 2750; Ph: (02) 4735 0200
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Glen Innes Correctional Centre
Classification Minimum (Male)
Capacity
Function Pre-release centre to prepare inmates for release to the community
Public/Private Public
Contact details Gwyder Highway, Glen Innes NSW 2370; Ph: (02) 6730 0000
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Goulburn Correctional Centre
Classification Maximum/Minimum (Male)
Capacity
Function
Public/Private Public
Contact details Maud St, Goulburn NSW 2580; Ph: (02) 4827 2222
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Grafton Correctional Centre
Classification Medium/minimum (males and females)
Capacity 64
Function As well as housing sentenced offenders, the Centre serves as a reception prison for northern NSW.
Public/Private Public
Contact details PO Box 656, Grafton NSW 2460; Ph: (02) 6642 0340
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High Risk Management Correctional Centre
Classification Maximum (males)
Capacity  
Function Work Centre employing inmates in ground- and building- maintenance and in community projects. Inmate population is mostly Aboriginal
Public/Private Public
Contact details PO Box 264, Maud St, Goulburn NSW 2580; Ph: (02) 4827 2222
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Ivanhoe (Warakirri) Correctional Centre
Classification Minimum
Capacity 55
Function Work Centre employing inmates in ground- and building- maintenance and in community projects. Inmate population is mostly Aboriginal
Public/Private Public
Contact details 33 Mitchell St, Ivanhoe NSW 2878; Ph: (02) 6995 1403
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John Morony Correctional Complex
Classification Maximum/minimum (Male)
Capacity
Function Complex also houses Outer Metropolitan Multi-Purpose Correctional Centre and the Dillwynia Women's Correctional Centre
Public/Private Public
Contact details Locked Bag 654, Windsor NSW 2756; Ph: (02) 4582 2222
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Junee Correctional Centre
Classification Medium/Minimum (Male)
Capacity 750
Function The only privately run facility in NSW. All inmates are held in individual cells, with certain cells equipped to accommodate inmates in accordance with the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody.
Public/Private Private - GEO Group Australia Pty Ltd
Contact details PO Box 197, Junee NSW 2663; Ph: (02) 6924 3222
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Kariong
Classification Minimum (Male)
Capacity
Function
Public/Private Public
Contact details Central Coast Highway, Kariong NSW 2250; Ph: (02) 4340 3400
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Lithgow Correctional Centre
Classification Maximum (Male)
Capacity
Function
Public/Private Public
Contact details PO Box 666, Marrangaroo Lithgow NSW 2790; Ph: (02) 6350 2222
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Long Bay Correctional Complex
Classification Comprises five separate institutions: four maximum, one minimum security (males and females)
Capacity Various (see below)
Function Various (see below)
Public/Private Public
Contact details PO Box 13, Matraville NSW 2036; Ph: (02) 8304 2000
Malabar Special Programs Centre (Maximum) Caters for inmates with a variety of problems. It comprises the Special Care Unit, the Alexander Maconochie Unit (violence prevention), Lifestyles Unit (for HIV-positive inmates), the Kevin Waller Unit for self-harming and suicidal inmates, a sex offenders program.
Metropolitan Medical Transit Centre (Maximum) It is currently being used to hold inmates who have been discharged from Long Bay Hospital or are awaiting medical appointments.
Industrial Training Centre (Minimum) Holds those serving short sentences and those nearing release.
Long Bay Hospital (Maximum) Holds a total of 120 inmate patients in four wards. Jointly administered by the Corrective Services NSW and the NSW Department of Health.
Special Purpose Centre (Maximum) Holds inmates requiring special protection.
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Mannus Correctional Complex
Classification Minimum (Male); Periodic detention centre (males and females)
Capacity 164
Function
Public/Private Public
Contact details Linden Roth Drive, Mannus via Tumbarumba NSW 2653; Ph: (02) 6941 0333
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Metropolitan Remand and Reception Centre (MRRC)
Classification Maximum (Male)
Capacity 900
Function Majority of inmates are unconvicted or unsentenced. One of three centres housed in the Silverwater Correctional Complex
Public/Private Public
Contact details Private Bag 144, Silverwater NSW 2128; Ph: (02) 9289 5600
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Mid North Coast Correctional Centre, Kempsey
Classification Medium/Minimum
Capacity 500
Function
Public/Private Public
Contact details PO Box 567, West Kempsey NSW 2440; Ph: (02) 6560 2700
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Oberon Correctional Centre
Classification Minimum (Male)
Capacity 100
Function Institution for young male offenders. Caters for one of the final stages of the Corrective Services Young Offenders Program, which attempts to separate younger inmates from older, hardened inmates, and prepares them for eventual release.
Public/Private Public
Contact details 110 Gurnang Road via Shooters Hill Road, Oberon NSW 2787; Ph: (02) 6335 5248
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Parklea Correctional Centre
Classification Medium (Male)
Capacity Maximum security - 743; Work release centre - 80; The Compulsory Drug Treatment Correctional Centre - 70 (plus 30 offenders under supervision in the community)
Function Primarily a maximum security correctional centre for remand and sentenced maximum and minimum security inmates, including a Works Release Centre. The Compulsory Drug Treatment Correctional Centre accommodates inmates on site and under supervision in the community.
Public/Private Private
Contact details Box 6148, Delivery Centre Fifth Ave, Blacktown NSW 2148; Ph: (02) 9678 4888
Further information GEO group Australia
Silverwater Correctional Complex
Classification Minimum/maximum security (male and female)
Capacity
Function One of three centres housed in the Silverwater Women's Correctional Complex
Public/Private Public
Contact details Locked Bag 130, Australia Post Business Centre, Silverwater NSW 1811; Ph: (02) 9289 5100
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St Heliers Correctional Centre
Classification Minimum (Male)
Capacity 256
Function
Public/Private Public
Contact details PO Box 597, Muswellbrook NSW 2333; Ph: (02) 6543 1166
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South Coast Correctional Centre, Nowra
Classification Maximum, medium and minimum security (male and female)
Capacity 600
Function To provide a facility which caters to all offender needs; i.e. reception/screening, maximum, medium and minimum security, male and female offenders, and which allows for family contact and support for offenders from the South Coast.
Public/Private Public
Contact details PO Box 538, Nowra Hill NSW 2541; Ph: (02) 4424 6000
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Tamworth Correctional Centre
Classification Medium (Male)
Capacity
Function Serves as a Reception Correctional Centre for Tamworth and surrounding districts. A periodic detention centre was opened in March 1997.
Public/Private Public
Contact details cnr Dean and Johnson Street, Tamworth NSW 2340; Ph: (02) 6766 4977
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Wellington Correctional Centre
Classification Minimum/Maximum (male and females)
Capacity
Function Wellington is the reception prison for the Orana region.
Public/Private Public
Contact details Mudgee Road, Wellington NSW 2820; Ph: (02) 6840 2800
Further information Corrective Services NSW