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Kirkconnell Correctional Centre

Kirkconnell Correctional Complex is a minimum security facility for male offenders located between Lithgow and Bathurst. It is 180 kilometres west of Sydney.

02 6337 5317
Street address
Sunny Corner Road
Kirkconnell NSW 2795
Locked Bag 7029

Bathurst NSW 2795

Fax: 02 6329 5555​

How to get there

Public Transport

  • The only train services are from Sydney to Bathurst or Lithgow.
  • The facility is approximately 34 kilometres west of Lithgow.
  • VisitCountrylink Information for timetables and bookings.

Private Transport

The facility is approximately 34 kilometres west of Lithgow on the Great Western Highway. 

  • Turn right onto Sunny Corner Road.
  • Further directions to the facility are signposted.
  • It is highly recommended to use private transport to get to the facility.

Visitor Information


Visits will not proceed without a prior booking.

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

The Visitor Bookings line 02 6329 5522 is available from 10am to 12pm Monday to Wednesday.

  • Bookings can only be made for the following weekend but not for periods in advance of seven days.
  • The maximum number of visitors per inmate is four adults and an unlimited number of children under the age of 18.


Please contact Kirkconnell Correctional Centre on 02 6329 5522 or 02 6337 5317 in the event of a cancellation. 

This will assist in accommodating other visitors.

Visiting times 

  • Saturday: 8.30am - 3pm
  • Sunday: 8.30am - 3pm

At the completion of each session, all visitors and inmates will be cleared from the visits area.


  • No food is permitted. 
  • No drinks are permitted. A small amount of coins is permitted for purchasing drinks and snacks via vending machines.
  • Tea, Coffee, milk and sweeteners are provided.
  • There are six barbeques available. 
  • Visitors must wear enclosed footwear and visitors must not remove their shoes during the visit.

​More information

Please contact the Centre to check what other items are permitted or refer to the Visiting a Correctio​nal Centre booklet.

Legal Visits

Visitor information for legal professionals:

  • Monday to Wednesday: 10am – 3pm
  • Bookings Required
  • There are no AVL facilities at Kirkconnell

Request must be sent by fax 48 hours prior to your visit. Requests must be made on a letterhead.

  • Fax: (02) 6329 5550 or (02) 6329 5555


  • Inmates are employed in CSI food services, engineering, small motors and centre hygiene.
  • Selected inmates do general ground and building maintenance work on and outside the facility. They also do community project work in the local area.
  • Learn more about education and training programs