The Berrima Gaol opened on 27 September 2016 to accommodate 75 minimum security offenders.
Berrima, NSW, 2577
Phone: (02) 4868 7300Fax: (02) 4868 7350
Locked Bag 1
Berrima NSW 2577
The centre is located approximately 130km south of Sydney, 80km south of Wollongong, 190km north of Batemans Bay and 165km north west of Canberra.
City Rail Trains - 131 500
The nearest railway station (Bowral) is located 8km east of the centre. Visit NSW TrainLink for timetables
Southern Highlands Taxis & Coaches – 02 4872 4800
From Sydney, turn left from the Hume Hwy onto the Berrima/Moss Vale exit (Medway). Take the first exit onto Argyle St at the roundabout. Continue along Argyle St to the gaol.
Street parking available only.
Inmates are able to have one visit a week, allowing a maximum of four adult visitors only or two adult visitors and a manageable number of children (maximum four children).
All visits must be pre-booked by calling (02) 4868 7333 on Thursday or Friday between 10am and 2pm. Please provide details of every person visiting.
Saturday and Sunday: 8am - 10am
10am – 12pm
12pm – 2pm
2pm – 4pm
Visitors may deposit up to $600 per calendar month electronically into an inmate's account.
Visitors can leave 6 pairs of socks and 6 pairs of underpants for inmates at the visits counter. This property must be new and in unopened packaging. No boxer shorts, singlets, shirts etc. will be accepted.
Legal practitioners may visit weekdays only between 9:00 – 3:00pm. One hour time slots for legal visits are available to be booked for 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm and 2:00pm.
Notice of intention to visit must be faxed (02 4868 7345) on letterhead to the Manager of Security at least 24 hours in advance.
On arrival to the centre please present your:
The Offender Services and Programs team offers a range of treatment programs and services to reduce recidivism and to improve offender's motivation to participate in offence-related, transitional and resettlement programs.
Inmates are offered employment and vocational training opportunities while in custody. Employment and training opportunities for offenders at Berrima correctional centre will be strongly focused on community projects work.