Mudgee-Goolma Rd
    Wellington NSW 2820

    Phone: (02) 6840 2800

    Postal Address

    PO Box 386
    Wellington NSW 2820

    How to Get There

    Public Transport

    Wellington train station, on the Central Western Line, is 7km from the centre. Bus services also operate from Sydney and Dubbo. Visit NSW TrainLink for timetables.

    Private Transport

    Travel along the Mitchell Highway onto the Mudgee turnoff. The gaol is 6 km from the turn off.

    ​​Visitor Information


    Visitor bookings must be made by calling (02) 6840 2871

    Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday:

    • 8:30am - 12pm AND
    • 1:30 - 3pm

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

    Visit times:

    Saturday and Sunday

    • 9-11:45am
    • 12:15-2:45pm

    Please note on visit days access to the centre begins at 8.30am for the 9am session and 11.30am for the 12.15 session.

    No visits on public holidays.


    Restrictions advised to visitors when booking to come to Centre are:

    • All visitors must have a booking.
    • Maximum of 4 adults and a manageable number of children per visit.
    • 1 visit per day.
    • Bring 1 photograph or 3 other forms of ID to be established as a visitor.
    • Bring a $2 coin for locker hire.
    • No track tops with hoods, singlet tops, opened toed shoes or sandals. 
    • Visitors must not be on any order such as AVO which could prevent a person from visiting an inmate.
    • Visitors take  up to $20 in coins for drink and confectionary vending machines. 

    Legal Visits

    Legal practitioners may visit Monday to Friday between 9am-230pm. 

    Please notify the centre of your visit 24 hours prior:

    Phone: (02) 6840 2802
    Fax: (02) 6840 2901

    Wellington Correctional Centre is a large industrial complex employing inmates in a wide variety of jobs that include:
    • Engineering, including light metal fabrication
    • Bakery
    • Technology/Assembly
    • Printing
    • Food Services Unit where meals are prepared for inmates
    • Laundry
    • Buy Ups
    • Internal and external ground maintenance and hygiene where inmates are involved in maintaining all the grounds and buildings.
    In all business and service units inmates are encouraged to participate in a wide variety of vocational programs as part of the work readiness process.

    Education and training