Goulburn Correctional Centre

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

Street Address

Maud St
Goulburn NSW 2580

Postal Address:

PO Box 264
Goulburn NSW 2580

How to Get There

Public Transport

The nearest railway station is Goulburn Station. A taxi ride from the station to the Centre is approximately 3 km.

Private Transport

There is ample parking outside the main boom gate.

Visitor Information


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:

  • 9:00am to 11:00am (Monday to Friday)
  • 12:30pm to 3:00pm (Monday to Thursday only)

Digital driver licence

Goulburn Correctional Centre is unable to accept NSW Digital Drivers Licences from visitors as a form of identity. 

Visit times

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 visit times

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 visit times

Video visits take place on Monday to Thursday (no Public Holidays)

  • 4:00pm to 7:45pm

Legal Visits

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.

Mobile phone jamming

Goulburn Correctional Centre uses mobile phone jamming technology.

Mobile phone jamming fact sheet (PDF , 75.0 KB)

Conditions of entry

Appropriate dress standards

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:

  • Clothes that have possibly controversial logos, words or slogans such as:
    • Motorcycle gang 'colours' or gang insignias
    • Logos or symbols associated with drugs or drug paraphernalia or Swear words
  • Tight or revealing clothing including:
    • Tops and dresses that expose the stomach or chest
    • Swimsuits or Skirts or shorts shorter than mid-thigh
    • Mesh or other "see-through" clothes
    • Clothes that are excessively dirty, ripped or frayed
  • Heels higher than 5 centimetres
  • Any jewellery other than a plain wedding band, sleepers and studs. This means no engagement ring or any other ring with stones, and no bracelets or necklaces
  • Tops or jumpers with a hood
  • Hats, scarves or head coverings (excluding religious wear)
  • Hair scrunchies or clips. Only single elasticated hair ties are allowed
  • Watches, smart watches or activity trackers
  • Bare feet.
Last updated:

11 May 2023

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