Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre

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Below is official information. 

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Name of General Manager

 

Year of Establishment

1992

Postal Address

Locked Bag 1300, Sumner Park BC Qld 4074

Street Address

3068 Ipswich Road, Wacol Qld 4076

 

How to Get There

A bus service is available for visitors. Contact the Prison Transport Group on Toll Free 1800 334 379.

Phone no.

(07) 3212 0411

Population

 

Capacity

Single bed capacity 890 male prisoners

Maximum security unit 18 male prisoners

Number of Staff

 

Health Care Services

Professional services are supplied to assist prisoners to cope with incarceration and prepare them for release into the community. These services include psychological, psychiatric, counselling and specialist referrals.

Education & Skill Development

Industry training:

-Printing

-Woodworking

-Textiles

Level of Security

 High

Availability of Activities

 

Contact with Outside World

Visiting times for Mainstream Unit:

Monday, Wednesday, Saturday 09:00-11:00, 13:30-15:00 (2-hour visit), 10:00-11:00 (1-hour visit)

Thursday 13:30-15:00 (2-hour visit)

Friday 09:00-11:00

Sunday 09:00-11:00 (2-hour visit), 10:00-11:00 (1-hour visit)

Visiting times for Protection Unit:

Tuesday and Thursday 09:00-11:00 (2-hour visit), 10:00-11:00 (1-hour visit)

Time Out of Cell

 

Remarks

The centre runs privately.

 http://www.correctiveservices.qld.gov.au/About_Us/The_Department/Custodial_Corrections/Arthur_Gorrie_Correctional_Centre/index.shtml