Lithgow Correctional Centre is a maximum security institution for males located 152km west of Sydney in the Blue Mountains. The Centre is at Marrangaroo, 7km west of Lithgow on the Great Western Highway.
Lithgow train station is a 7km taxi ride (approximately $30 each way) to the Lithgow Correctional Centre.
A bus service (Route 600) runs from the local Post Office to the Correctional Centre on Saturdays from 8.57am.
There is no bus on Sundays.
Travelling from Sydney, continue through Lithgow on the Great Western Highway.
Before travelling for a visit, please call the correctional centre to confirm visit and visiting time.
Visits to the Centre must be booked during the week prior to your visit.
Call the visits booking line on (02) 6350 2248, Monday to Thursday between
No bookings will be taken on weekends or public holidays.
Inmates who are on special management regimes/programs have special booking procedures, which will be advised on enquiry to the above number as per the above booking times.
Saturday and Sunday
Legal practitioners may visit in person or via teleconference from
Monday to Friday between
Saturday and Sunday visits may be made between
Please email LithgowCCAdmin@justice.nsw.gov.au to request the appropriate form — the "Professional/Private Legal Form". Once completed, it is to be sent to LithgowCCAdmin@justice.nsw.gov.au for approval. 24 hours notice must be given for appointments. Please not the General Office does not work weekends at Lithgow.
Industries at Lithgow Correctional Centre consist of Textiles, a Public Sector Business Unit, Technology/Packing & Assembly and Service Industries.
Fact Sheet - mobile phone jamming at Lithgow Correctional Centre - November 2018