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Site investigations

Sydneysiders make up close to two-thirds of the State's inmate population. With the growth in the number of inmates, it's clear that additional beds will be required at sites within metropolitan NSW.

As a first step, we are working to increase capacity at a number of metropolitan correctional complexes, including John Morony, Parklea and Silverwater. We have also repurposed existing sites at Lidcombe and Unanderra.

Kembla Grange

In 2018, CSNSW conducted a detailed site investigation at Kembla Grange. This investigation found that the site should be excluded as a potential location for a correctional centre

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