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Broken Hill Correctional Centre is a medium and minimum-security facility for male and female offenders. It's located in far western NSW, 1190km from Sydney.
The medium security section is a reception prison for a large area of the State bordered by Queensland in the north, Victoria in the south and South Australia in the west. It holds a mixture of sentenced and remand inmates.
109 Gossan St
Broken Hill NSW 2880
PO Box 403
Broken Hill NSW 2880
There is a train station at Broken Hill situated about 2km from the centre. The service is operated by CountryLink and Great Southern Railways. Broken Hill is also serviced by private coaches and the Rex airline. The centre is a 20-minute walk or a five minute taxi ride from the train station.
Street parking is available.
Bookings for video and in-person visits are required and can be made by phone only.
To make a visitor booking, please call (08) 8082 6000 between:
Before travelling to the centre for an in person visit, please call to confirm your visit and visiting time.
New COVID-safety measures apply to in-person visits, ensure you know the rules to avoid missing out.
In-person visits take place on Saturdays only between 9am and 3pm ACST.
Video Visits take place on Sundays only between 9am and 3pm ACST.
Legal practitioners may visit 7 days between 9am-12pm and 1-3pm.
The visits area is a family environment. You must dress appropriately. This generally means clothes must be respectable and not too provocative.
You cannot wear anything that hides your face, except for religious reasons. In that case you will be asked to remove your face covering temporarily so staff can verify your identity.
Inappropriate dress (PDF, 419.1 KB) includes:
02 Aug 2023
We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the First Nations Peoples of NSW and pay our respects to Elders past, present, and future.
Informed by lessons of the past, Department of Communities and Justice is improving how we work with Aboriginal people and communities. We listen and learn from the knowledge, strength and resilience of Stolen Generations Survivors, Aboriginal Elders and Aboriginal communities.
You can access our apology to the Stolen Generations.