Corrective Services NSW

Wellington Correctional Centre

The Wellington Correctional Centre is adjacent to the Macquarie Correctional Centre which houses maximum security inmates.


(02) 6840 2800

Street address

Mudgee-Goolma Rd
Wellington NSW 2820

Postal address

​PO Box 386
Wellington NSW 2820

How to get there

Public transport

Wellington train station, on the Central Western Line, is 7km from the centre. Bus services also operate from Sydney and Dubbo. Visit NSW TrainLink for timetables.

Private transport

Travel along the Mitchell Highway onto the Mudgee turnoff. The gaol is 6 km from the turn off. Parking is available at the centre.

Visitor information


Bookings for in-person and video visits are required and can be made by phone.

To make a booking, please call the visitor booking line on (02) 6840 2871.

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

  • 8:00am to 12:30pm AND
  • 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Visiting times

Before travelling for a visit, please call the correctional centre 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

Confirm with the visits booking line.

Video visit times

Confirm with the visits booking line.

Legal visits

Legal practitioners may visit Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 2:30pm. 

Please notify the centre of your visit 24 hours prior:

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:

22 Jun 2023

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