The new Grafton Correctional Centre will accommodate up to 1,700
inmates once complete and will deliver hundreds of jobs to the region
and create long term economic opportunities locally through the
procurement of a range of goods and services.
It will service the northern part of NSW as the primary
correctional complex for all correction operations from the
Queensland border in the north, Kempsey in the south-east
and Tamworth in the south-west.
It will comprise:
It will be responsible for remand, reception and placement for
specified offender groups, feature state-of-the-art security
and surveillance and will provide best practice rehabilitation
Construction is due to commence in mid-2017 and the new
Centre will open in 2020. It is expected to create about 300 jobs during construction and more than 250
ongoing jobs when it opens.
Regular updates on this project are available at Infrastructure NSW.