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Queensland correctional facilities

The Queensland Corrective Services is the public authority for correctional facilities in Queensland.

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.

Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre
Classification Maximum (Male)
Capacity 890
Function Reception and remand prison for South-East Queensland.
Public/Private Private - GEO Group Australia Pty Ltd
Contact details PO Box 1300, Richlands QLD 4077; Ph: (07) 3212 0411
Further information GEO Group Australia Pty Ltd
Brisbane Correctional Centre (formerly Sir David Longland Correctional Centre)
Classification Maximum (Male)
Capacity 540
Function
Public/Private Public
Contact details PO Box 750, Richlands QLD 4077; Ph: (07) 3406 8888
Further information Queensland Corrective Services
Brisbane Women's Correctional Centre
Classification Maximum/Medium/Minimum (Female)
Capacity 270
Function Secure facility for female prisoners in Queensland
Public/Private Public
Contact details Locked Mail Bag 2500, Richlands QLD 4077; Ph: (07) 3271 9000
Further information Queensland Corrective Services
Capricornia Correctional Centre
Classification Maximum/Medium/Minimum (Male)
Capacity 400 (Secure), 98 (Open)
Function
Public/Private Public
Contact details Private Mail Bag 11, Central Qld MC QLD 4702; Ph: (07) 4912 6200
Further information Queensland Corrective Services
The Helana Jones Centre
Classification Minimum (Female)
Capacity 25
Function Accommodates up to 25 low risk female prisoners
Public/Private Public
Contact details PO Box 30, Albion Qld 4010; Street address: 374 Sandgate Road Albion Qld 401; Ph: (07) 3624 8033
Further information Queensland Corrective Services
Lotus Glen Correctional Centre (Farm and Main)
Classification Maximum/Medium/Minimum (Male)
Capacity Main - 700; Farm - 125
Function Services the Cape York Region including Cairns, isolated communities and Torres Strait Islands
Public/Private Public
Contact details Private Mail Bag 1, Mareeba QLD 4880; Ph: (07) 4093 3911
Further information Queensland Corrective Services
Maryborough Correctional Centre
Classification Maximum/Medium (Male)
Capacity 320 (High security) ; 180 (Residential)
Function
Public/Private Public
Contact details Locked Mail Bag 1700, Maryborough QLD 4650;, Ph: (07) 4123 7600
Further information Queensland Corrective Services
Numinbah Correctional Centre
Classification Minimum (Female)
Capacity 55
Function Prison farm
Public/Private Public
Contact details Private Mail Bag 1, Nerang QLD 4211; Ph: (07) 5533 4131
Further information Queensland Corrective Services
Palen Creek Correctional Centre
Classification Minimum (Male)
Capacity 170
Function Prison farm
Public/Private Public
Contact details Private Mail Bag 1, Rathdowney QLD 4287; Ph: (07) 5544 3700
Further information Queensland Corrective Services
Southern Queensland Correctional Centre
Classification Maximum/Medium/Minimum (Male)
Capacity 300
Function The prison also includes accommodation for aged and infirm prisoners in a residential unit and a medical centre providing palliative care.
Public/Private Private - Serco Australia Pty Ltd
Contact details Millers Road , Spring Creek QLD 4343; Ph: (07) 5467 0011
Further information Serco - Southern Queensland Correctional Centre
Townsville Correctional Centre (Secure and Open)
Classification Maximum/Medium/Minimum (Male and Female)
Capacity Secure - 399; Open - 95
Function Various - caters for all levels and mid northern region of Queensland.
Public/Private Public
Contact details PO Box 5574 MSO, Townsville QLD 4810; Ph: (07) 4799 8444
Further information Queensland Corrective Services
Wolston Correctional Centre
Classification Maximum (Male)
Capacity 600
Function
Public/Private Public
Contact details Locked Bag 1800, Richlands QLD 4077; Ph: (07) 3271 9500
Further information Queensland Corrective Services
Woodford Correctional Centre
Classification Maximum/Medium (Male)
Capacity 1000
Function Highest security facility in Queensland. Has the capacity to accommodate special needs groups including protection and at risk prisoners and other prisoners requiring special management.
Public/Private Public
Contact details Private Mail Bag 1, Woodford QLD 4514; Ph: (07) 5496 1111
Further information Queensland Corrective Services