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Lithgow Correctional Centre is a maximum-security facility for males located 152km west of Sydney in the Blue Mountains. The centre is in Marrangaroo, which is seven kilometres west of Lithgow on the Great Western Highway.
(02) 6350 2222
Fax: (02) 6350 2220
596 Great Western Highway
Marrangaroo NSW 2790
PO Box 666
Lithgow NSW 2790
Lithgow train station is a 7-kilometre taxi ride from the centre. A bus service (Route 600) runs from the local post office to the Correctional Centre on Saturdays.
The centre is signposted from the Great Western Highway. Parking is available at the centre.
Bookings for video and in-person visits are required and can be made by booking through JustConnect only. The centre does not take any bookings via the phone.
For enquiries only, please call the Visit Enquiry line (02) 6350 2248 on:
Lithgow Correctional Centre is unable to accept NSW Digital Drivers Licenses from visitors as a form of identity.
New COVID-safety measures apply to in-person visits, ensure you know the rules to avoid missing out.
Please be aware of any COVID-19 visit restrictions that may be in place. Check if there is a yellow banner at the top of this webpage.
In-person visits (when restrictions are not in place) will take place on Saturday and Sunday
Video visits take place on Saturday and Sunday (no public holidays) between 9:00am and 3:00pm.
Legal practitioners may visit in person or via teleconference:
You must provide the centre with at least 24 hours' notice of your intention to visit. Please use the details below to do so:
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:
25 Jul 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.