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Goulburn Correctional Centre is a maximum/minimum security institution for males. It is located om the Goulburn Correctional Complex in the Southern Tablelands, 197km south-west of Sydney. Also located on the complex is the High Risk Management Correctional Centre.
(02) 4827 2222
Fax: (02) 4827 2230
Goulburn NSW 2580
PO Box 264
Goulburn NSW 2580
The nearest railway station is Goulburn Station. A taxi ride from the station to the Centre is approximately 3 km.
There is ample parking outside the main boom gate.
Bookings for video and in-person visits are required and can be made by phone.
To make a visitor booking, please call (02) 4827 2240 Monday to Friday between:
Goulburn Correctional Centre is unable to accept NSW Digital Drivers Licences from visitors as a form of identity.
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 Saturday and Sunday (no Public Holidays) between 9:00am and 2:30pm.
All visitors are requested to arrive at least 15 minutes before the time booked and to be considerate of other booked visits.
Video visits take place on Monday to Thursday (no Public Holidays)
Legal visits may take place between 9:30am and 11:30am or 12:30pm and 2:30pm, Monday to Friday. Please book your visit 24 Hours in advance by contacting the Goulburn Correctional Centre.
Goulburn Correctional Centre uses mobile phone jamming technology.
Mobile phone jamming fact sheet (PDF , 75.0 KB)
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:
11 May 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.