Port Augusta Prison




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

Brenton Williams

Year of Establishment


Postal Address

PO Box 6, Port Augusta, SA, 5700

Street Address

Highway 1, Stirling North, SA, 5700

How to Get There


Phone no.

(08) 8648 5400






Number of Staff


Health Care Services

Prisoner assessment and sentence healthcare planning

Education & Skill Development

Training workshop:

Kitchen, laundry, garden, nursery and other trade workshops

Industry program:

Seed propagation, seasonal vegetable production, timber furniture production and metal products fabrication

Level of Security

Maximum, medium and minimum

Availability of Activities

Community service projects:

Undertaking graffiti removal, park construction and maintenance, and general clean up activities of the foreshore area

Contact with Outside World

Visiting times:

Saturday, Sunday and public holidays

09:00- 11.:30, 13:00 – 15:30

Time Out of Cell



The centre is the state’s largest regional prison.