Ivanhoe (Warakirri) Centre



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Name of General Manager

Peter Lennox

Year of Establishment

Postal Address

PO Box 109
Ivanhoe NSW 2878

Street Address

33 Mitchell St
Ivanhoe NSW 2878

How to Get There

Public Transport

There is a railway station directly opposite the Centre. CountryLink provides a limited service. Call 132 232 for more details. Countrylink Information

Private Transport

The Cobb Highway from Hay is the only sealed road into Ivanhoe. Before the railway crossing, turn left into Mitchell Street. The Centre is located at the end of Mitchell Street.

Parking is available at the railway car park only.

Phone no.

(02) 6995 1403




Number of Staff

Health Care Services

Education & Skill Development

Inmates work in various areas as domestic cleaners, in the kitchen, building and ground maintenance, community projects and the Mobile Outreach program.

Inmates also participate in education and other programs. These include such things as numeracy and literacy, anger management and Alcohol and Other Drugs programs.

Level of Security


Availability of Activities

Contact with Outside World

Family Visits

Weekends and Public Holidays

Legal Visits

Legal practitioners may visit every day of the week between 08:30 and 15:00.

Time Out of Cell