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Brewarrina (Yetta Dhinnakkal)

Brewarrina "Yetta Dhinnakkal" Centre is a minimum security facility predominantly for young adult Aboriginal men located 70 km south of the township of Brewarrina in north western NSW and 800 km from Sydney.

Yetta Dhinnakkal is from the language of the traditional owners of the land, the Ngemba people, meaning "Right Pathway".


Arthur Hall VC Way, Brewarrina NSW 2839

Postal Address

Locked Bag 1
Brewarrina NSW 2839

Administration Office: (02) 6874 4717

Fax: (02) 6874 4721

How to get there

There is no public transport. Visitors need to travel by car to the facility.


Visitor Information


Bookings are required by calling (02) 6874 4717 during business hours only.

Visit times

Saturday and Sunday: 8.30am - 2.00pm

No visits on public holidays.

Before travelling for a visit, please call the facility to confirm visiting times.


Visitors must produce either one primary form of ID with a photograph, name and address (eg driver’s licence, proof of age card, government identification etc) OR three secondary forms of ID with visitor's name (eg pension card, electricity bill, rates notice, vehicle registration). 

Legal Visits

Legal practitioners may visit seven days between 9am and 3pm. Please notify the centre of you visit by calling 24 hours prior to your visit - 02 6874 4717.


The facility is a working farming property maintained by inmates under staff supervision.

Education and training

Community Involvement

Up to seven inmates supervised by a CSNSW officer can participate in community projects.​

​Brewarrina Correctional Centre will be retired in mid-2020. For more information visit Better Prisons