Palen Creek 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

Private Mail Bag 1, Rathdowney QLD 4287

Street Address

12113 Mt Lindesay Highway, Rathdowney QLD 4287

How to Get There

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

Phone no.

General Enquiries: (07) 5544 3700

Bookings: (07) 5544 3111




170 male prisoners

Number of Staff


Health Care Services

Doctor’s parade on every Tuesday

Education & Skill Development

Industry training:

-Cattle and farm produce which supply the centre's kitchens

-Recycling of old clothes

Level of Security


Availability of Activities


Contact with Outside World

Visiting times:

Saturday and Sunday 10:00-12:00

Time Out of Cell



The centre is annexed to the Brisbane Correctional Centre