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The South Coast Correctional Centre houses male offenders with minimum, medium and maximum-security areas. The Centre is located in South Nowra, approximately 168km south of Sydney.
(02) 4424 6000
55 The Links Road (via Oxford Street)
Nowra Hill NSW 2541
PO Box 538
Nowra NSW 2541
The nearest railway station (Bomaderry) is located 10km north of the centre. Please visit NSW TrainLink for timetables or call 131 500. Pick up and drop off to the centre is available by request when making visitor bookings. For alternative transport options, please contact:
Parking is available at the centre.
Bookings for video and in-person visits are required and can be made by phone.
To make a visitor booking, please call (02) 4424 6075 Monday to Thursday 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 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 Saturday and Sunday between:
Legal practitioners may visit inmates on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday between 9am and 2pm. They must provide notice of their intention to visit by emailing their request to the Manager of Security via email@example.com at least 48 hours before their visit. All requests must be on a company letterhead.
On arrival to the centre please present your:
For legal or professional visits via phone or AVL please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 , 419.0 KB) includes:
Please bring a $2 coin to hire a locker if needed.
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.