Grafton Correctional Centre





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Name of General Manager

Michelle Paynter

Year of Establishment


Postal Address

PO Box 656
Grafton NSW 2460

Street Address

170 Hoof St
Grafton NSW 2460

How to Get There

Public Transport

The nearest railway station is Grafton City Station on the North Coast Line, approximately 5km from the correctional centre. A taxi service operates from the station. Countrylink Information

Private Transport

Pacific Highway and Gwydir Highway: If travelling this route from north or south, proceed across the bridge to North Grafton, turn right at the second roundabout into Prince Street, turn left at the second roundabout into Dobie Street, then turn right at the next roundabout into Queen Street which leads to the correctional centre.

Summerland Way: After entering the city limits, turn left at St Mary's Primary School which leads to the correctional centre. There is street parking adjacent to the gaol.

Phone no.

(02) 6642 0340





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Contact with Outside World

Legal Visits

Legal practitioners may visit everyday between 09:00 and 15:00. Notification of intention to visit must be forwarded on letterhead twenty four hours in advance.

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