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Tamworth Correctional Centre is a medium security facility for male offenders located in the Northern Tablelands, 397km north of Sydney. It serves as a reception correctional centre for Tamworth and surrounding districts.
Fax: (02) 6766 4851
Cnr Dean and Johnston Street
Tamworth NSW 2340
PO Box 537
Tamworth NSW 2340
Train services are available daily into Tamworth from various locations.
The centre is located on the corner of Dean and Johnston Streets. Car parking is available via the Johnston Street entrance.
Bookings are essential for all visits.
Visits must be booked by phoning the Visits Booking Line or via Just Connect -
(02) 6764 5360, Monday to Friday: 9 - 11:30am.
Before travelling for a visit, please call the correctional centre to confirm visit and visiting time.
Saturdays and Sundays:
Visitors must arrive at the centre at least 30 minutes before the start of their visit.
Legal practitioners may visit seven days between 9.30am and 3pm. Notification of intention to visit must be given by faxing (02 6766-4851) details of the visit to the centre 24 hours prior.
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:
Visitors may be asked to leave on a first come, first leave basis to make room for new visitors.
Before travelling, visitors should book accommodation which is available in the city.
Visitors need to produce two primary forms of identification or one primary form and two secondary forms of identification.
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.