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South Australian correctional facilities

Correctional Services, Department of Justice is the public authority for correctional facilities in South Australia.

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.

Adelaide Pre-Release Centre
Classification Minimum (Male)
Capacity 60
Function Main pre-release facility for male prisoners in South Australia. Provides prisoners with programs to facilitate their gradual release to the community
Public/Private Public
Contact details PO Box 2042, Regency Park SA 5010; Ph: (08) 8343 0100
Further information Correctional Services, Department of Justice
Adelaide Remand Centre
Classification Maximum (Male)
Capacity 267
Function Primary remand facility for male offenders in South Australia.
Public/Private Public
Contact details 208 Currie Street, Adelaide SA 5000; Ph: (08) 8216 3200
Further information Correctional Services, Department of Justice
Adelaide Women's Prison
Classification Maximum/Medium/Minimum (Female and remand)
Capacity 148
Function
Public/Private Public
Contact details PO Box 2042, Regency Park SA 5010; Ph: (08) 8343 0100
Further information Correctional Services, Department of Justice
Cadell Training Centre
Classification Minimum (Male)
Capacity 167
Function Major restorative justice focus. The Centre also operates operates a specialist program targeting young men who have had limited exposure to the adult prison system.
Public/Private Public
Contact details Community Bag, Cadell SA 5321; Ph: (08) 8540 3600
Further information Correctional Services, Department of Justice
Mobilong Prison
Classification Medium/Minimum (Male)
Capacity 327
Function Accommodates medium and low security prisoners with the emphasis on education.
Public/Private Public
Contact details Locked Bag 200, Murray Bridge SA 5253: Ph: (08) 8532 8911
Further information Correctional Services, Department of Justice
Mount Gambier Prison
Classification Medium/Minimum (Male)
Capacity 172
Function Caters principally for medium and low security, male sentenced prisoners; can also accommodate short-term high security male and female remandees.
Public/Private Private - GSL Custodial Services Pty Ltd
Contact details PO Box 1498, Mount Gambier SA 5290; Ph: (08) 8723 8000
Further information Correctional Services, Department of Justice
G4S Custodial Services Pty Ltd
Port Augusta Prison
Classification Maximum/Medium/Minimum (Male and Female)
Capacity 392
Function Multi-purpose facility for high, medium and low security prisoners including protectees and special needs prisoners. One of only two facilities in SA that provides specific accommodation for female prisoners.
Public/Private Public
Contact details PO Box 6, Port Augusta SA 5700
Further information Correctional Services, Department of Justice
Port Lincoln Prison
Classification Medium/Minimum (Male)
Capacity 90
Function Prison farm
Public/Private Public
Contact details PO Box 441, Port Lincoln SA 5606; Ph: (08) 8683 0766
Further information Correctional Services, Department of Justice
Yatala Labour Prison
Classification Maximum/Medium/Minimum (Male and females)
Capacity 468
Function Multi-purpose facility for high, medium and low security prisoners including protectees. SA's primary induction and reception prison for male sentenced prisoners.
Public/Private Public
Contact details Peter Brown Drive, Northfield SA 5085; Ph: (08) 8262 2421
Further information Correctional Services, Department of Justice