Bathurst Correctional Complex

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Below is official information. 

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Name of General Manager

 Mark Kennedy

Year of Establishment


Postal Address

PO Box 166 
Bathurst NSW 2795 

Street Address

Cnr Browning Street and Brookmoore Avenue
Bathurst NSW 2795

How to Get There

Public Transport:

Train and private coach services operate from Sydney. The complex is a short taxi ride from the station. Countrylink Information

Private Transport:

The complex is approximately 3km west of the town centre. Turn onto Brooke Moore Avenue from the Mitchell Highway.

Phone no.

(02) 6338 3282




Number of Staff

Health Care Services

Education & Skill Development

Inmates are employed in CSI food services, the commercial laundry, Girrawaa Creative Work Centre, technology/packaging and Buy-Up packaging business units. Technology/packaging specialises in commercial cleaning products and personal protection equipment.

Selected inmates do general ground and building maintenance work on and outside the complex. They also clean and do horticultural work.

Level of Security

Minimum to Maximum

Availability of Activities

Contact with Outside World

Provision has been made for two separate visits sessions for the main complex:

Saturday and Sunday

  • 09:00 - 11:30 
  • 09:00 - 14:30 (all day visit)
  • 10:00 - 15:00 Monday to Friday

At the completion of each session, all visitors and inmates will be cleared from the visits area. The maximum number of visitors per inmate is 4 adults and unlimited children under the age of 18.

Visitors to the X wing minimum security section may visit all day (space permitting).

Visiting times are Saturday and Sunday

Time Out of Cell