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Tasmanian correctional facilities

The Prison Service, Department of Justice is the public authority for correctional facilities in Tasmania.

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.

Hayes Prison Farm
Classification Minimum (Male)
Capacity 70
Function Holds low/open security prisoners on a farm
Public/Private Public
Contact details Lyell Highway, Hayes TAS 7140; Ph: (03) 6261 7577
Hobart Reception Centre
Classification Minimum/Medium/Maximum (male and female)
Capacity 50
Function
Public/Private Public
Contact details 27 Liverpool St, Hobart TAS 7000; Ph: (03) 6233 4188
Launceston Reception Centre
Classification All security levels (Male and Female)
Capacity 33
Function The remand prison for Tasmania
Public/Private Public
Contact details Cimitere St, Launceston TAS 7250; Ph: (03) 6336 3942
Mary Hutchinson Women's Prison
Classification Maximum/Medium/Minimum (Female)
Capacity 45
Function Only female institution in Tasmania
Public/Private Public
Contact details East Derwent Highway, Risdon TAS 7016; Ph: (03) 6216 8180
Risdon Prison Complex
Classification Maximum/Medium (Male)
Capacity 280
Function Includes a prison hospital in the complex
Public/Private Public
Contact details East Derwent Highway, Risdon TAS 7016; Ph: (03) 6216 8180
Ron Barwick Prison
Classification Minimum (Male)
Capacity
Function Minimum Security Prison
Public/Private Public
Contact details East Derwent Highway, Risdon TAS 7016; Ph: (03) 6216 8180