Bathurst

Bathurst Correctional Complex is a medium/minimum facility for male offenders 210 kilometres west of Sydney. The complex serves as a reception prison for western NSW. A minimum-security cellblock known as X Wing is located outside the walls of the main part of the gaol.

Address

Cnr Browning Street and Brookmoore Avenue
Bathurst NSW 2795

Click here for Google Map directions.​

Postal Address

PO Box 166
Bathurst NSW 2795

Phone: (02) 6338 3282
Fax: (02) 6338 3239

How to get there

Public Transport

Train and private coach services operate from Sydney. The complex is a short taxi ride from the station. Countrylink Information

Private Transport

The complex is approximately 3km west of the town centre. Turn onto Brooke Moore Avenue from the Mitchell Highway.


Visitor Information

Bookings & Visiting Times

The visitor booking line (02 6338 3212) is available from 2pm to 4pm, Monday to Thursday. Bookings can only be made for the following weekend but not for periods in advance of 7 days.

Please contact Bathurst Correctional Complex (6338 3282) in the event of a cancellation. This will assist in accommodating other visitors.

Visits will not proceed without a prior booking.

Before travelling for a visit, please call the correctional centre to confirm visit and visiting time.

Provision has been made for two separate visits sessions for the main complex:

Saturday and Sunday

  • 9 - 11.30am
  • 12.30 - 2.30pm

At the completion of each session, all visitors and inmates will be cleared from the visits area. The maximum number of visitors per inmate is 4 adults and unlimited children under the age of 18.

Visitors to the X wing minimum security section may visit all day (space permitting).

Visiting times are Saturday and Sunday

  • 9am - 2.30pm (all day visit)

The full name of each adult visitor must be provided when making a booking. Although every effort will be made to accommodate the time requested, subject to availability.

Conditions

You can take a small amount in coins for drink and confectionary vending machines. Please contact the complex to check what other items are permitted or refer to the "Visiting a Correctional Centre" booklet.

Please note: The wearing of jewellery, hooded tops, singlets, inappropriate or revealing clothing is strictly prohibited. Failure to comply with this rule will result in your visit being cancelled.

​Legal Visits​

Visitor information for legal professionals:

  • 10am - 3pm Monday to Friday

Bookings Required

Request must be sent by fax 48 hours prior to your visit.

Fax:     (02) 6332 5472
Phone: (02) 6338 3238 

Industries

Inmates are employed in CSI food services, the commercial laundry, Girrawaa Creative Work Centre, technology/packaging and Buy-Up packaging business units. Technology/packaging unit specialises in commercial cleaning products and personal protection equipment.

Selected inmates do general ground and building maintenance work on and outside the complex. They also clean and do horticultural work.

Education and Training