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John Morony

The John Morony Correctional Complex is located 5 km south of Windsor, a town 56 km to the north west of Sydney.

The Complex houses the John Morony Correctional Centre, a medium security correctional centre for remand and sentenced male offenders; the Outer Metropolitan Multi Purpose Correctional Centre, a minimum security correctional centre for men, and Dillwynia Correctional Centre a minimum/medium security correctional centre for women.

Several units of the Security and Intelligence Branch are onsite. These include the Specialised Training Unit, the Drug Detector Dog Unit and the Pre-Release Programs Unit.

Phone

​​(02) 4582 2223 or (02) 4582 2224

Street address
2 The Northern Road
Berkshire Park NSW 2756
Correspondence
​Locked Bag 654 
Post Office South Windsor NSW 2756

Fax: (02) 4582 2271

How to get there

Public Transport

Regular train services stop at either Windsor or Mt Druitt train stations. 

  • 674 Bus Windsor to Mt Druitt (WestBus) operates between Mt Druitt and Windsor train stations via the Complex on a limited service from Monday to Sunday, including public holidays. 
  • Visit Sydney Trains for timetables.

Private Transport

There is ample car parking available.

From Blacktown

  • Drive towards Richmond on Richmond/Blacktown Road. 
  • Turn left onto the Northern Road before the George Street roundabout. 
  • The John Morony Complex is 800m on the left.

From Penrith

  • Travel towards Windsor on Cranebrook Road.
  • Turn right off the roundabout onto the Northern Road. 
  • Go past the Waste Services Depot - Castlereagh Landfill Depot - and turn right into the complex.

Visitor Information

Bookings

To make a visitor booking, please call 02 4582 2600 Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.

  • 9:30am – 12 noon
  • 12:30pm – 3:30​​pm

Only one visit a day is allowed. Please provide the following information when making a visitor booking:

  • Master index number (MIN) of the inmate you are visiting
  • Date and time you wish to book (you may only book for the coming weekend)
  • Your full name
  • The full names of all adults (maximum 4) and children (maximum 4) that will be attending the visit.

Visiting times

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

  • Saturdays: 8:30am – 11:00am and 12:30pm – 3:00pm
  • Sundays: 8:30am – 11:00am and 12:30pm – 3:00pm
  • Public Holidays (when approved by the General Manager): 8.30am – 11:00am and 12.30pm – 3:00pm

Lunch is from 11:00am – 12:15pm during which visitors will NOT be able to enter or exit the visits area.

Conditions

When to visit

  • It is the offender's responsibility to keep visitors informed of their movements or transfers.

Visitors

  • Up to 4 adults and 4 children are allowed per visit.

What you can bring

  • Lockers are provided for safekeeping of your valuables. Locker keys are available from officers at the visits processing desk.

  • There is a restriction on the type and amount of property offenders are allowed to have.
  • Please check with the correctional centre before deciding to bring anything in for an offender.
  • You must not hand any property to offenders.
  • Anything you are permitted to bring in must be given to the officer at the visits processing counter, who will then pass it on to the relevant property processing officers.

Security screening

  • As a visitor you may be required to walk through a metal detector unit or undergo a head to foot search with hand-held scanning devices.
  • You may also be required to empty all your pockets and remove your shoes.
  • Many centres also conduct random scans on visitors by sniffer dogs, which are trained to detect prohibited drugs.

Food and money

  • Visitors are not permitted to take food into the centre.
  • Food and drinks may be purchased throughout the day from vending machines. 
  • You must bring in coins as notes are not permitted to be brought in by visitors. 
  • Check with centre management on the amount of money allowed to be brought into the visits section.

​Legal Visits

  • Legal practitioners are required to book AVL visits by faxing (02) 4582 2271.
  • Bookings are available Monday to Sunday, 9:00am – 11.15am and 1:00pm – 3.15pm.

Offender services and programs

Industries

Inmates are employed in workshops specialising in hygiene, engineering, powder coating and ground maintenance.

Education, training and employment

CSNSW provides inmates with work, education and vocational training opportunities to support their pathway to employment and further education in the community.

Special Programs

The Complex has a world famous wildlife centre which gives inmates the chance to work with the NSW Wildlife Information and Rescue Service (WIRES) and Sydney Metropolitan Wildlife Services, caring for injured, orphaned and sick animals.