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COVID-Safe measures apply to all legal and professional visits. Ensure you know the rules before you make a booking

All legal and professional visits must be pre-booked.

You will be screened prior to entry, including a temperature check and visit times are capped at 30 minutes. 

Legal professionals

This webpage and the links below are designed to provide the legal profession with information to facilitate legal visits with their clients in custody.

The information presented below represents the core visiting times for NSW correctional centres. Owing to resource implications, legal visits at the majority of correctional centres are by way of appointment. Legal representatives intending to visit should contact the correctional centre as per the booking information to either notify or make an appointment where necessary.

Bathurst



10am - 3pm

Monday to Friday

Request must be sent by Fax 48 hours prior to visit.
Fax: (02) 6332 5472
Phone: (02) 6338 3238

Broken Hill



8.30am - 12pm

1pm - 3pm

Monday to Sunday

 Bookings not required. Call 08 8082 6000 15 minutes prior to arrival

Cessnock



8.30am - 11.30am

1pm - 3pm

Monday to Sunday

 Bookings required. Fax letter to GM on 02 4991 2253
Clarence 8.30am- 3.30pm Monday to Friday

Please notify the centre 24 hours prior to your visit:

Compulsory Drug Treatment (CDTCC) 9am-3pm Monday to Friday Notification of intention to visit must be made by telephoning the Centre on (02) 9678 4133 or in writing to the Director.

Cooma



9am - 12pm

1pm - 3pm

Monday to Sunday

 Bookings required. Call 02 6455 0333

Dawn De Loas - Silverwater

 

8.30am - 11.30am

12.30pm - 3.00pm

 

7 days per week

Bookings required. Fax requests a minimum of 24 hours in advance to (02) 9289 5769, Mondays to Fridays.
Please note: Legal visits booked on Saturday or Sunday will take place in the visits area.

Dillwynia



9am - 11.30am

1.30pm - 3.30pm

Monday to Sunday

 Bookings required. Fax letter to GM on 02 4582 2532

Emu Plains



8.30am - 12pm

1pm - 4pm

Monday to Sunday

 Bookings required. Call 02 4735 0200 or fax letter to GM on 02 4735 5925
Geoffrey Pearce 9am - 3pm Monday to Sunday Fax a letter to the centre to 02 4582 2349 requesting approval for proposed legal visit and include a return fax number so the centre can fax an approval/confirmation letter back.

Glen Innes



8.30am - 4pm

Monday to Sunday

 Bookings not required.
Goulburn 9.30am - 11.30am and 12.30am - 2.30pm Monday to Friday Please book your visit 24 Hours in advance by contacting the Goulburn Correctional Centre.
Hunter 8am - 11am and 1pm - 3pm

Legal visits can be booked online by the legal firm with JustConnect otherwise the legal firm must apply by application form and send to HunterCCAdmin@justice.nsw.gov.au at least 24 hours before your visit.

We recommend that legal representatives contact the complex on the morning of their proposed visit to confirm the appointment.

HRMCC (Goulburn)



9.30am - 11.30am and 12.30am - 2.30pm

Wednesday to Friday

48 hours prior notice is required for legal visits to HRMCC. 

Written notification of the intention to visit signed by a practicing solicitor (with signature block identifying solicitor) must be faxed to the HRMCC on (02) 4827 2430. 

Phone enquiries can be made on (02) 4827 2424.

John Morony (weekdays



8.30am - 10.30am

1pm - 3pm

Monday to Friday

 Bookings required. Fax letter to GM on 02 4582 2261 48 hrs prior to visit

John Morony (weekends, public holidays)

8.30 am- 11am

12.30pm - 3pm

Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays

  Bookings required. Fax letter to GM on 02 4582 2261 48 hrs prior to visit

Junee



8am - 11.30am

1pm - 4pm

Monday to Friday

(except Wednesday afternoon)

 Bookings required. Call 02 6924 3222 or Fax 02 6924 4813 with request

Lithgow



10.30am - 2.45pm

Monday to Friday

 Bookings required. Fax letter to GM on 02 6350 2288

Long Bay Hospital



9am - 11.15am

12.30pm - 3pm

Monday to Sunday

 Booking not required. However, courtesy letter outlining reasons and date of visit required.
Kirkconnell 10am - 3pm Monday to Wednesday Bookings are required. Please provide at least 48 hours' notice of your intention to visit by faxing a request on a letterhead to (02) 6329 5550 or (02) 6329 5555. Please note that there are no AVL facilities at Kirkconnell.

Mannus (Tumbarumba)



10am - 3pm

Monday to Sunday

 Booking not required. However, courtesy letter outlining reasons and date of visit required.
Mary Wade

08.30am - 12pm

12.30pm - 3pm

Monday to Sunday

Please notify the Manager of Security of your intention to visit by faxing 02 8737 5814. 

AVL Contact Number: (02) 8737 5054 and (02) 8737 5055

Metropolitan Remand and Reception Centre



8.30am - 11.30am

12.30pm - 6pm

Monday to Friday

 Bookings required.
Email requests to MRRClegal@justice.nsw.gov.au

Metropolitan Remand and Reception Centre

8.30am - 11.30am

12.30pm - 3pm

Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays

 Bookings required. 
Email requests to MRRClegal@justice.nsw.gov.au

Mid North Coast



9am - 3pm

Monday to Friday

 Bookings required. Fax letter to GM on 02 6560 2733 48 hrs prior to visit

Oberon



8am - 4pm

Monday to Friday

 Bookings required. Call 02 6335 5248 or fax letter to 02 6335 5220
Macquarie 9am - 2.30pm Monday to Friday

Please notify the centre 24 hours prior to your visit:

Metropolitan Special Programs Centre Area 1 (Long Bay)



8am - 11:30am

12pm - 2:20pm 

Monday to Sunday

Bookings required. 

Phone (02) 9289 2373

Fax (02) 9289 2294 

Email vcmspc@justice.nsw.gov.au


Metropolitan Special Programs Centre Area 2 (Long Bay)



9am - 4pm

Monday to Sunday

Bookings required. 

Phone (02) 9289 2373

Fax (02) 9289 2294 

Email vcmspc@justice.nsw.gov.au


Metropolitan Special Programs Centre Area 3 (Long Bay)




  9am - 4pm  Monday to Sunday Bookings required. 

Phone (02) 9289 2373

Fax (02) 9289 2294 

Email vcmspc@justice.nsw.gov.au


Parklea



9am - 11am

12pm - 3pm


Monday to Sunday

Bookings: 02 9678 4888

Email for Site Visit: legalvisits.parklea@mtcbroadspectrum.com

Email for Teleconference: parkleaavl@mtcbroadspectrum.com

Shortland 9am - 3pm Monday to Sunday

Notification of intention to visit must be made by emailing a letter of appointment to shortlandccadmin@justice.nsw.gov.au, 24-hours before visiting.

It is recommended that for legal visits, the representative contact the complex on the morning of the proposed visit to ensure the centre is still able to facilitate the legal visit and ensure their client is still housed at the facility.

Silverwater Women's



8.30am - 12pm

1.30pm - 3pm

Monday to Sunday

 Bookings not required
South Coast 9am - 2pm Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Legal practitioners must provide notice of their intention to visit by emailing their request to the Manager of Security via sccc_legal@dcj.nsw.gov.au at least 48 hours before their visit. All requests must be on a company letterhead.

On arrival to the centre please present your: 

  • Current Law Society Identification Card
  • Written confirmation of appointment

For legal or professional visits via phone or AVL please email vcsouthcoastcc@dcj.nsw.gov.au.

Special Purpose Centre (Long Bay)



8am - 11am

12pm - 2.30pm 

Monday to Sunday

 Bookings required. Call 02 9289 2821 or fax 02 9289 2108

St Heliers



9am - 11.30am

12.30pm - 2.30pm 

Monday to Sunday

Bookings required. Send letter to GM. Phone 02 6543 1166 or fax 02 6542 4396 for information

Tamworth



9am - 3pm

Monday to Friday

 Bookings required via VSSR. Call 02 6766 4977 or fax 02 6766 4851 for information

Wellington



10am - 2pm

Monday to Sunday

Bookings required. Request must be sent to GM 24 hours prior to visit. Call 02 6840 2800 or fax 02 6840 2900

Medical specialists

Under certain circumstances, inmates may be visited by a medical specialist of their own choice rather than by those contracted to Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network.

In such cases, the visiting professional should contact the Manager of Security at the facility where the inmate is located in the first instance.

Last updated:

31 May 2021

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