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Long Bay

Long Bay Correctional Complex is located 14km south of Sydney's central business district. The complex houses the:


1300 Anzac Parade
Matraville NSW 2036

Phone: (02) 8304 2000

Postal Address

PO Box 13
Matraville NSW 2036

How to Get There

Public Transport

The nearest railway station is Central Railway Station. Further transport information can be found at the NSW TrainLink and Sydney Buses websites, or call 13 15 00 for current train/bus timetable information. 

Private Transport

The Long Bay Complex is situated on Anzac Parade about 3 km south of Maroubra. There is limited parking on the complex.

​Long Bay Hospital

Hospital Area 1 (LBH 1)

Various security including maximum security inmates in more than four areas. One ward is dedicated to medical cases and three others are for short and long term psychiatric cases. The LBH 1 is jointly administered by Corrective Services NSW and the NSW Department of Health.

Hospital Area 2 (LBH 2)

Maximum to minimum security. LBH 2 houses both transient medical inmates who are being assessed or have been cleared from medical appointments. LBH 2 also holds remand inmates. 

Visitor Information


Visits to Hospital Area 1 and 2 must be booked by calling the

Visits Bookings number - 9289 2010.

Hours of Operation:

Tuesday – Wednesday - Thursday

08:30am – 11:30am

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

Visit times:

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday & Public Holidays

Two sessions

8:00 am - 10:00 am

11:30am - 1:30 pm


Visitors who arrive 30 minutes after the start of their booked session will not be permitted.

All visitors must  have sufficient identification and be appropriately dressed (no thongs, singlets or midriffs or excess jewellery). Visitors will not be permitted if they fail to comply. 

You can take in $10 in coins for drink vending machines.

Legal Visits

Legal practitioners may visit seven days between 9am-3pm. 24 hour notification must be given by faxing a letter of introduction to the​ centre - 02 9694 4377 or 9289 2433. The respective MOS is the approving officer.

Metropolitan Special Programs Centre (MSPC)

The Metropolitan Special Programs Centre (MSPC) accommodates all classification of inmates including those in transit awaiting medical appointments with the Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network.

It consists of three areas, each providing a range of therapeutic programs which are part of statewide strategies to address specific behavioral issues. It houses transit inmates. These are designed to addresses the needs of offenders and include the Violent Offender Therapeutic Program, the Kevin Waller Unit and the Acute Crisis Unit for inmates with self harm issues. The Ngara Nura program is offered to inmates with addiction problems. The Additional Support Unit is for inmates with intellectual disabilities.

Visitor Information


Bookings are essential no one will be admitted without a booking.

The booking number is (02) 9289 2222.

Visit bookings times are Monday to Thursday 9:00am - 3.30pm.


Visit times:

Friday to Monday every week (four days).

8 – 9.15am

9.45 – 11am

12.30 – 1.45pm

Different wings within the centre are allocated different sessions ring to confirm which sessions are available for each wing.


You can take in coins up to $10 for use in drink vending machines which are purchased after being screened but prior to entering the visits area. 

MSPC 2 and MSPC 3

Visit times:

Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays

8.30 – 10.45am

11.45am - 2pm

The MSPC 2 & 3 alternate weekly with regard to Saturdays and Sundays (ie. one week the MSPC 2 will facilitate visits on a Saturday and the next week they will do them on a Sunday).

Visits for minimum security MSPC2 inmates are facilitated in MSPC3.


You can take in coins up to $10 for use in drink vending machines in the minimum security area only.​

Legal Visits

Metropolitan Special Programs Centre Area 1 (Long Bay)


12.30 - 2pm

Monday to Sunday

24 hours notification of intention to visit must be given by faxing the Centre on (02) 9828 2294.

Metropolitan Special Programs Centre Area 2 (Long Bay)9am-3pmMonday to Sunday

24 hours notification of intention to visit must be given by faxing the Centre on (02) 9289 2128.

Metropolitan Special Programs Centre Area 3 (Long Bay)  9am - 3pmMonday to Sunday24 hours notification of intention to visit must be given by faxing 02 9289 2586 or calling 02 9289 2502.