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Goulburn Correctional Centre is a maximum/minimum security institution for males. It is located in the Southern Tablelands, 197km south-west of Sydney.


Maud St
Goulburn NSW 2580

Phone: (02) 4827 2222
Fax: (02) 4827 2230

Postal Address:

PO Box 264
Goulburn NSW 2580

How to Get There

Public Transport

The nearest railway station is Goulburn. A taxi ride from the station to the Centre is approximately 3 km.

For more information or timetables, please visit City Rail Information

Private Transport

Travelling from Sydney, turn right at the first set of lights on the way into Goulburn ( Union Street). Take the first right (at the roundabout) and follow the road around to the correctional centre for about 1km. There is ample parking outside the main boom gate.

Visitor Information

Limitations apply to money deposited into inmate accounts, any other items should be enquired about prior to your visit. For enquires contact the Centre on 02 4827 2240.

Main Gaol


Visits to the maximum and minimum security units must be booked by phoning.

Monday - Thursday:

  • 9am - 11am and
  • 12.30pm - 2.30pm


  • 9am - 11am

Before travelling for a visit, please call the correctional centre to confirm visit and visiting time.

Visit times:

Visits for X Wing are only

Saturdays and Sundays

  • 9.00am to 2.30pm

Contact number for visit booking is 4827 2240 and bookings can be made

Wednesday & Thursday

  • 9.00am to 11am and
  • 12.30pm - 2.00pm


  • 9am - 11am only

Contact number for visit booking is 4827 2205 and bookings can be made

Saturday & Sunday

  • 9am - 2.00pm for the following weekend

Visits for Main Centre are only

Saturdays and Sundays

  • 9.00am to 2.30pm

Contact number for visit booking is 4827 2240 and bookings can be made

Monday - Thursday

  • 9am - 11am and
  • 12.30pm - 2.30pm


  • 9am - 11am only


  • 4 adults and a reasonable amount of children may visit at a time.
  • Visits with inmates from the maximum security wing are limited to an hour only.
  • There is no time limit on visits with inmates from the minimum security wing. Visits may be extended if space and visitor numbers permit.
  • All visitors are requested to arrive at least 30 minutes before the time booked and to be considerate of other booked visits

Legal Visits

Legal Visits are 9:30am to 11.30pm & 12.30 - 2.30pm Monday to Friday and must be booked 24 Hours in advance with GCC


Accredited course, with nationally recognised qualifications, are made available to inmates at each correctional centre.

The Adult Education and Vocational Training Institute (AEVTI) provides literacy, numeracy and communications courses in all centres. Many centres also offer vocational courses such as Information Technology, Horticulture, Construction, Visual Arts and Contemporary Craft.

AEVTI contracts TAFE NSW and other providers to deliver courses in a range of vocational areas such as Hospitality, Business Skills, Building, Cleaning, Transport, Aboriginal Studies, Horticulture and various WorkCover licenses.

AEVTI also co-ordinates traineeships and offers support for distance education.

Each centre has a library giving inmates access to a range of fiction, non-fiction and reference books. Inmates can also login to a secure internal network called the Inmate Legal Portal which gives them access to material of a legal nature.

For more information regarding these programs visit the AEVTI WebPage.

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