Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre




Below is official information. 

The reality is very different as was shown in the NSW Inspector's Report.

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Name of General Manager


Year of Establishment


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




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:




Level of Security


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



The centre runs privately.